(RAHANA 30 Dec 2010) A Baha’i citizen was arrested in Shiraz after the Intelligence Ministry agents went to his house.
RAHANA: Rouhollah Khaleghi, a Baha’i resident of Shiraz was arrested after the security forces appeared at his house and transferred him to an unknown location.
(BWNS, 19 Nov 2001) NEW YORK — Despite compelling evidence that they never committed a crime, three Iranian Baha’is today begin their fourth year in captivity.
Raha’s Letter (This letter is written on 8th Oct. 2010 in prison) Alluhuabha Kindly some dearest friends have already asked me for several times to write them how I spend time in prison. At first,&hellip
by Fariba Amini 04-Sep-2010 In 1952, an emissary went to Ayatollah Boroujerdi (the highest ranking Shi’a cleric) to ask him to tell members of the Fedayeen-e Islam not to engage in disruptive and violent acts.&hellip
Shiraz – Mr. Afshin Ehsanian, Mr. Fraham (Hadi) Masoumi, and Mrs. Haleh Hushmandi, who were among the 54 youth arrested on 29 Urdibehesht 1387 (19 May 2006) for teaching disadvantaged children, along with Mr. Vahdat&hellip
Mr. Sasan Taqva of Shiraz, who had been temporarily released on 15 Mehr 1388 (7 Oct. 2009), returned to prison on 27 Mehr 1377 (19 Oct. 2009). Mr. Taqva, Mrs. Raha Sabet, and Haleh Rouhi&hellip
A Baha’i has been kidnapped, persecuted, and tortured by unknown individuals in Shiraz. According to HRANA [Human Rights Activists News Agency], based on reports from the Baha’i Committee of Human Rights Activists in Iran, Mr.&hellip
The temporary release of Mr. Sasan Taqva from Shiraz Prison on 15 Mehr 1388 (7 Oct., 2009) has been extended. The date of his return to the Prison is not known at the present time.&hellip
The court hearing for the five Baha’i youth of Shiraz has been scheduled to be held on 18 Aban [November 9, 2009] of this year. According to HRANA [Human Rights Activists News Agency], based on&hellip
On separate reports, the Persian page of Baha’i World News Service has advised that Baha’i prisoners in Shiraz and Yazd have been given temporary leave from prison: Three Baha’i youth prisoners have been given a&hellip
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
Editors’ Note: Today, June 18, marks the anniversary of martyrdom of 10 brave and devoted Baha’i ladies in Shiraz. Iran Press Watch is pleased to mark their sacrifice of love with the following essay. Dedicated&hellip
Editor’s Note: Iran Press Watch was pleased to receive the following moving essay, which describes the feelings of many Iranian Baha’is. It is presented below in translation; the original in Persian is attached. By a&hellip
Editor’s Note: The following is a translation of a short essay that recently appeared in Persian on the occasion of the third anniversary of the arrest of 54 Baha’i youth in Shiraz. The original Persian&hellip
Editor’s Note: The following is a letter by Neysan Mohajer, kindly shared with Iran Press Watch. Mr. Mohajer’s sister, Shomeys, had an opportunity to visit with the three imprisoned Baha’i youth in Shiraz, and some&hellip