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Two More Baha’is Arrested

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[On Friday, 21 November 2008, Iranian Political Prisoners Association posted the following story: http://iranppa.blogspot.com/2008/11/two-related-to-bahai-faith-arrested.html.] According to Shole Allah Verdi Gorji, her parents, Sonya Tabibian and Tarazallah, both Baha’is, are being held in Sari’s Intelligence Ministry.&hellip

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Minorities in Iran

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[The following essay by Jahanshah Rashidian appeared on Monday, 10 November 2008, at http://www.agoravox.com/article.php3?id_article=8872 and is shared below for your information. Ahang Rabbani.] The Islamic Republic of Iran places the Shiite sect of Islam at&hellip

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IHRDC's First Newsletter

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Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, a US-based organization that collects information and the status of human and civil rights in Iran, particularly religious minorities, has commenced publishing a newsletter, the first of which is found&hellip

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Establishment of "Minorities Committee" Aimed at Combating Other Religions

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[A few days ago, Iran Press Watch published a translation of an article on this subject, which can be found here: http://iranpresswatch.wordpress.com/2008/10/28/qom%e2%80%99s-new-committee-on-religious-minorities/. On Friday, 31 October 2008, Rooz Online published the following follow up: http://www.roozonline.com/english/archives/2008/10/establishment_of_minorities_co.html.&hellip

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Arrest of Baha'is in Yasuj

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Private sources in Iran report that on Sunday, October 26, three Baha’is were arrested in Yasuj, the capital of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province in central Iran. They were charged with forming classes for the education&hellip

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Baha'i Leaders Imprisoned in Qa'emshahr

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[On Wednesday, 29 October 2008, the organization Human Rights Activists of Iran posted the following report at: http://hrairan.com/Archive_87/1151.html. The same report was also echoed online by Iran Press News: http://www.iranpressnews.com/source/048384.htm . A translation follows. Ahang&hellip

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Qom’s New Committee on Religious Minorities

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[On Sunday, 26 October 2008, Rooz online service published the following article by Shahram Rafizadeh, at: http://www.roozonline.com/archives/2008/10/post_9741.php.  The article was entitled “Formation of a Committee on Monitories for the Purpose of Combating Other Religions”.  A&hellip

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Update on the Darzikola Cemetery

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[On Sunday, 26 October 2008, the prestigious organization Human Rights Activists of Iran published a short repot on the recent desecration of the Baha’i cemetery of Darizkola:  http://hrairan.org/Archive_87/1140.html.  This is a crime about which Iran&hellip

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Arrest of Two More Baha'is

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The following is an unconfirmed report and requires further verification by the Baha’i institutions before it is accepted as factual.  For that purpose, readers are advised to consult Baha’i World News Service (http://news.bahai.org/), the official&hellip

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