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Why are they Afraid of the Dead?

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By Monireh Baradaran Have you read this news? “Last night, at midnight, a number of plain-clothes officers attacked the Baha’i Cemetery in Qa’emshahr with a lorry and a bulldozer; and set out to remove the&hellip

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Discovering the Qur’an

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Editor’s Note: In its ongoing efforts to provide a forum for Islamic-Baha’i dialogue, Iran Press Watch is pleased to share the text of “Discovering” [the Qur’an] – The Blackwell Companion to the Qur’an along with&hellip

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Understanding Iran

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By: Jerrold D. Green, Frederic Wehrey, and Charles Wolf, Jr. Iran remains among the most poorly understood countries in the world and, for most Americans, terra incognita.  A small community of American analysts in the&hellip

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Ebadi and a Dangerous Message

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As part of the Iranian regime’s confrontation with human rights activists and advocates, ‎the recent harsh attacks on Nobel Peace laurette Shirin Ebadi have made it pay dearly. ‎ Silence on the part of many&hellip

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Bahai's Living in Iran with No Human Rights

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By Wahied Wahdat-Hagh, Die Welt, 12-Dec-2008 Editor’s note: A german translation of this article can be found at http://europeandemocracy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13278&catid=4&Itemid=22 Universal human rights are being trampled underfoot in the Islamic “Republic” of Iran. In particular, the&hellip

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Ten Baha'i Families Harassed

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14 January 2009 (IPPA), in a coordinated operation, ten families affiliated with the Bahai faith were harassed by Iranian regime security agents, their belongings searched, confiscated and their members arrested and taken away to Evin&hellip

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Eight Baha’i Women Arrested in Iran

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Washington, 15 January (IranVNC)—Iran’s Law Enforcement Force [LEF] officials announced today that they had arrested eight Baha’i women on the Persian Gulf island of Kish. The women stand accused of proselytizing the Baha’i Faith, including&hellip

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Iran Press Watch en Español

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Each day, Iran Press Watch continues to be the source of information on the Baha’i community of Iran for thousands of journalists, intellectuals, human rights activists, and many other readers, who eagerly follow these developments&hellip

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