Arrests

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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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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My Father Is Imprisoned!

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Editor’s Note: The following is a translation of an interview conducted by Ardavan Roozbeh, a reporter for Radio Zamaaneh, with Faris Ataian, whose father, Masoud Ataian, is one of the Baha’is illegally abducted and imprisoned&hellip

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The Trial of Suhrab Habibi

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Editor’s Note: On 14 June 1981, seven members of the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Hamadan – the body responsible for Baha’i activities in that locality – were executed by firing squad. These&hellip

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Update on Three Baha’is in Yasuj

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On 4 December 2008, Iran Press Watch shared the news of the imprisonment of three Baha’is in Yasuj on the charge of “activities against the nation’s security by holding anti-Islamic classes.” On Tuesday, 9 December&hellip

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Increased Baha’i Arrests

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Translated by Ahang Rabbani While seven prominent Baha’is who previously served as coordinators of Baha’i activities in Tehran, three Baha’i youth in Shiraz and a number of other Baha’is throughout the country continue to remain&hellip

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Two Baha’is Arrested in Sari

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Translated by Ahang Rabbani Recently security agents of the Islamic Republic arrested two Baha’is from Sari — their names are Sonya Tebyanian and Tarazallah Allah-Vardi Gurji. Some days ago, ranking authorities of the Islamic Republic’s&hellip

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