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What is There to Celebrate?

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By Shahrzad Arshadi Editor’s Note: Iran Press Watch is pleased to publish the following learned essay by one of its readers, Shahrzad Arshadi.  This eloquent and informative essay was first disseminated on 11 February 2009&hellip

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Amnesty International Urgent Action

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Amnesty International has launched an urgent action update exclusively devoted to the latest news about the Baha’i leaders in Iran. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send appeals to arrive as quickly as possible, in Persian, Arabic, English&hellip

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U.S. State Department condemns charges

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Following is a press release statement by Robert Wood, Acting Department Spokesman: The United States condemns the Iranian government’s decision to level baseless charges of espionage against seven leaders of the Iranian Baha’i community: Mrs.&hellip

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BIC's February 2009 Iran Update

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This document from the Baha’i International Community’s United Nations Office presents only the latest developments in the ongoing oppression that targets Bahá’í citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It covers the months from October&hellip

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Amnesty's Current Concerns in Iran

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Editor’s Note:  The following important statement was published by the prestigious Amnesty International on 5 February 2009.  Since it directly bears on the purpose of this site, it is shared for our readers’ information. Iran: Human&hellip

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IHRDC Press Release Condemns Persecution

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PRESS RELEASE IHRDC CONDEMNS CONTINUED PERSECUTION OF IRANIAN BAHA’IS February 2, 2009 NEW HAVEN – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) condemns the Islamic Republic of Iran’s escalated campaign against the national­ community, which&hellip

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Open Letter featured on CNN

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TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) — A group of Iranian intellectuals released a public apology this week for what they say is a long history of the country’s mistreatment of a religious group called the Baha’i. The&hellip

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