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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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Six Baha'is Arrested in Iran

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(BWNS) GENEVA — At least six Baha’is were arrested in Iran yesterday, including a woman who worked at human rights organizations connected with Nobel prize winner Shirin Ebadi. According to reports received from Iran, the&hellip

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Regime Disregards People's Rights

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Fall Report by the Center for Defenders of Human Rights – 2009.01.14 Arash Motamed Editor’s Note:  The following article appeared at Rooz online and is reposted here due to its importance for our readers’ information.&hellip

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'Ashura Ceremonies and the Baha’is

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By Akhtar Arjmandi Translated by Omid Ghaemmaghami [Translator’s Note: Akhtar Arjmandi maintains a blog dedicated to the defense of Iran’s Baha’i Community where she refutes attacks made against Baha’is in the Iranian press and in&hellip

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