Baha’i Woman Arrested in Sari


The following report was posted on the online site of Human Rights Activists News Agency, and appears below in translation: Security forces have raided and searched the home of a Baha’i resident of Sari, and subsequently arrested&hellip

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An Arrest in Semnan


Editor’s Note:  Iran Press Watch regrets that due to the pressure of work it failed to report on an important development in Semnan, as reported through Mihan site on Tuesday, April 14, 2009.  For the&hellip

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A Baha’i Sentenced to Imprisonment


According to Human Rights Activists News Agency, the Revolutionary Court of Semnan has convicted a Baha’i resident to 18 months imprisonment. According to the court ruling, Mrs. Susan Tebyanian[-Jabbari], a Baha’i resident of Semnan was&hellip

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Baha’i Arrested in Sari

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According to Human Rights Activists News Agency, on Tuesday, August 4, Anvar Moslemi (, one of the Baha’is of Sari, was arrested at his house and taken to an unknown location.  On that day, a&hellip

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Fariba Kamalabadi

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Mrs. Kamalabadi is one of the seven former Baha’i leaders who continues to languish in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison on false and fabricated charges.  She was arrested in May 2008.  Several items of interest related&hellip

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Update on the Baha’is of Iran

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The Persian page of Baha’i World News Service (BWNS) has provided several updates on Wednesday, July 23, 2009, which appear below in translation by Iran Press Watch. Shiraz: Temporary leave of two Baha’i youth prisoners&hellip

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Justice, not Shame!


Editor’s Note:  Dr. Naficy is a well-known Iranian poet, writer, and human rights and political activist.  In April of this year, he wrote a brilliant essay, which Iran Press Watch was pleased to share extracts&hellip

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Call for Prayers for Vahdat Dana


As reported previously on this site (, on Saturday, April 25, 2009, Mr. Vahdat Dana has been arrested.  Iran Press Watch has learned through sources close to the situation that Mr. Dana is suffering from&hellip

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Current Baha’i Prisoners in Iran


Periodically, Iran Press Watch publishes a list of Baha’i prisoners in Iran who remain incarcerated because of their religious belief.  At the present time, there are 49 Baha’i prisoners throughout Iran.  The Date of incarceration&hellip

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