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How Ironic!

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On 25 February 2009, Aftab News reported that Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi, one of the most powerful religious leaders in Iran today, had said: “Why is that when a few Baha’i spies are arrested in Iran, the&hellip

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Outcry from India against Injustice

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Editor’s Note: This letter is another significant indication of international outcry against injustice perpetrated against the Baha’i community of Iran.  This open letter was signed by a number of distinguished individuals, whose name appears at&hellip

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An Interactive Timeline

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Our friends at the Muslim Network for Baha’i Rights have released an interactive timeline of the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran. It “documents violations that have been perpetrated against Baha’is in the past 30&hellip

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Irani Irony

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International War Crimes vis-a-vis Internal Peace Crimes By Dr. Christopher Buck Editor’s Note: The following essay is an invited editorial and Iran Press Watch is deeply grateful to Dr. Buck for this remarkably brilliant piece.&hellip

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U.S. Human Rights Report 2008: Iran

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The U.S. State Department has released their annual human rights report on Iran. Iran Press Watch is pleased to share relevant extracts about the Baha’i situation. You may download the entire report at: http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2008/nea/119115.htm. “Adherents&hellip

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Iranian Writers Protest Repression

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by Abbas Djavadi The Iranian Writers’ Association has issued a statement protesting repression and persecution against “different groups of the Iranian society” in the recent months. The report, dated February 23, notes that “in the&hellip

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Bombing the Baha'is of Semnan

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Editor’s Note:  The following disturbing report is a translation of a news story appearing in Iran Press News (reference cited below). An unknown group has used explosives to attack several Baha’i homes in Semnan in&hellip

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