Source: iranwire.com The Australian chapter of PEN International, a freedom of expression group, has strongly condemned the detention of award-winning Baha’i writer and poet Mahvash Sabet in Tehran’s Evin Prison, where she is being held in solitary confinement,&hellip
Source: www.thejournal.ie Brendan McNamara TIME MAGAZINE HAS named the women of Iran as their 2022 “Heroes of the Year” and the international community has rightly recognised the bravery and heroism of all Iranians, especially women, who are publicly&hellip
Source: pen-international.org PEN International is outraged by reports that Baha’i writer, poet, and honorary member of Danish and Austrian PEN Mahvash Sabet was sentenced to ten years in prison. PEN International calls on the Iranian authorities to quash the conviction and&hellip
Source: www.bic.org GENEVA—11 December 2022—In the midst of increasingly violent and repressive actions by the Iranian authorities against their own citizens, two Baha’i women, Mahvash Sabet and Fariba Kamalabadi, regarded as symbols of resilience in Iran&hellip
Source: www.en-hrana.org On December 13, Baha’i citizens Mitra Bandi Amir-Abadi and Hiva Yazdan Mehdi-Abadi were arrested at their home by security forces and sent to Yazd Prison to serve their sentences. According to HRANA, the news&hellip
Source: www.en-hrana.org Women’s motocross champion and Baha’i citizen Shahrzad Nazifi was recently sentenced to 8 years in prison, 3 months’ probation in a center for mental handicaps, and a 2-year ban from leaving the country.&hellip
Source: https://www.en-hrana.org On May 20, Baha’i citizens Sanaz Rasteh and Firoozeh Rastinejad were released on bail from Dolatabad Prison in Isfahan after their arrest in Baharestan. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists,&hellip
Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA – Nika Pakzadan, Faraneh Daneshgari, Sanaz Ishaqi, Nakisa Hajipour and Naghmeh Zabihian, five Baha’i citizens living in Mashhad, were each sentenced by the Mashhad Revolutionary Court to one&hellip
Source: www.bic.org Geneva—14 December 2016—On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, the Baha’i International Community joins many in calling for the immediate release of Narges Mohammadi, a human rights defender imprisoned in Iran. “On this&hellip
Source: www.iranhumanrights.org Lack of Medical Care, Denied Family Visitation, Substandard Food, among Conditions in Ward June 20, 2016—Political prisoners held in the Women’s Ward at Iran’s Evin Prison are routinely denied medical care and hospitalization, face&hellip
Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch Harana News Agency – On the Sunday morning of March 30th 2014, intelligence officers arrested two Baha’i residents of Mashhad by the names of Nava Kholousi and Nika&hellip
[CNN By Roxana Saberi, Special to CNN] Editor’s note: Roxana Saberi, an Iranian-American journalist, is the author of “Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran.” (CNN) — In March 2009, when I was detained&hellip
[RAHANA, 6 Nov. 2011] She was arrested following a summons order to the Intelligence Ministry. According to the Human Rights House of Iran, the security forces appeared at her house and informed her that she has&hellip
[RAHANA 23 Oct. 2011] The authorities searched the residences of many Baha’i citizens, interrogated and detained several of them.
[BWNS 28 Sep. 2011] GENEVA — Like many young people the world over, Shohreh Rowhani grew up with high hopes of a good university education. But now she has run up against a system which&hellip
[RAHANA 18 Sep. 2011] Ava Tavakoli, a student of Hormozgan University, has been expelled due to her Baha’i faith after 4 semesters.