[by Sohrab Ahmari, 25 May 2011] Last winter, just as the first flowers of the Arab Spring were blooming, I was busy co-editing a compilation of essays by Mideast dissidents. It was an inspiring experience. Written&hellip
Berkeley, California, April 22, 2011 Main speakers: Ms. Firuzeh Mahmoudi & Dr. Farhad Sabetan On a Friday evening almost a month ago, students, faculty, and community members from throughout Northern California gathered together in solidarity. The gathered&hellip
The recent attack on the Baha’i Institue for Higher Education (see BIHE website, raid) by the Islamic Republic of Iran has been accompanied by mis-information on the nature and activities of BIHE by the same Government and&hellip
[22 May 2011] HRANA News Agency – This morning, with search and arrest warrants, Iran’s Intelligence Agency raided the houses of at least fifteen Baha’i citizens, detained some of them, and seized their personal properties.
[RAHANA 22 May 2011] At around 6 am, the authorities went to the homes of Amanollah Mostaghim, Mehran Behmardi, Amin Talei, Naghmeh Mostaghim and Shahnaz Samei. According to the Human Rights House of Iran, detained&hellip
[RAHANA 22 May 2011] Baha’i citizen Amanollah Mostaghim has been arrested this morning in connection to the online Baha’i university BIHE. [see BIHE raid] Shiraz Intelligence agents raided the homes of several Baha’i families located&hellip
The security forces have raided the houses of the staff of several online Baha’i universities in different cities and have detained them after searching their houses.