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100 Years of Regress

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By Ahang Rabbani Anyone who has read much Iranian history of the last 500 years or so knows that in many instances Iranians developed extremely brutal methods for torture and punishment, which unfortunately has become&hellip

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Harvard's "Scholars at Risk" Initiative

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On Monday, October 20, Drew Faust, the President of Harvard University, circulated the following letter: Dear Colleagues, I am writing to bring your attention to a Harvard initiative concerning scholars who face persecution.  Seven years&hellip

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U.N. concerned on Iran Human Rights

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday expressed concerns about possible human rights abuses in Iran and urged the country to do more to combat discrimination against women and minorities. While praising&hellip

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End the Persecution of Baha’is

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[On Thursday 29 May 2008 the organization United Republicans of Iran demanded the immediate release of the Baha’i leaders incarcerated in March and May of that year, http://www.iranrepublic.org/, and their proclamation is shared below for&hellip

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Song by Friends in Iran

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Some Friends in Iran have sent us this song, available for download. The words are from a Baha’i addressing his persecutors. Innovative and touching. Listen to the Song: Download the MP3 file here.

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Mehran Bandi: Imprisoned for Being Baha’i

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[The Tehran-based prestigious organization “Human Rights Activists in Iran” just published an update on Mr. Mehran Bandi (http://hrairan.com/Archive_87/1110.html) on Sunday, 12 October 2008, which is offered below in translation. Previously on this site, the imprisonment&hellip

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Imprisoned for Being Baha'i

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[The following report was filed on Friday, 3 October 2008, with online service, Iran-Emrooz:  http://www.iran-emrooz.net/index.php?/news1/16743/ and is offered below in translation.] Summary Harassment and unbridled aggravation against Baha’i citizens continues in the central towns of&hellip

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