(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.
[There has been many news articles about the arrest and prison sentence of Mrs. Jinous Sobhani, the former aide to Nobel laureate Mrs. Shirin Ebadi. Iran Press Watch has carried some of these articles. The&hellip
15 August (BWNS) – The Baha’i World News Service has published a special online report comprising articles and background information about the seven Iranian Baha’i leaders – their lives, their detention, trial and reported sentencing.
Summary: 12 August 2010, Brussels – Declaration by High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton on behalf of the European Union on the sentencing of seven Baha’i leaders in Iran.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010, Posted by lord avebury Savage sentences The seven Baha’i leaders who had been detained in Tehran’s fearsome Evin prison for 20 months without charge have finally been sentenced to 20 years’&hellip
GENEVA — Reports that seven Iranian Baha’i leaders have each received prison sentences of 20 years have been met with condemnation from governments and human rights organizations around the world. Australia, Canada, France, Germany –&hellip
NEW YORK — The Baha’i International Community has received reports indicating that seven Iranian Baha’i leaders have each received jail sentences of 20 years. The two women and five men have been held in Tehran’s notorious&hellip
Mona Mahmudnizhad (September 10, 1965 – June 18, 1983) was an Iranian Bahá’í who, in 1983, together with nine other Bahá’í women, was sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz, Iran because of her membership&hellip
Thursday 10 Tir 1389 [1 Jul 2010] at 10:13 AM Hrana news – Susan Tebyanian, a Baha’i resident of Semnan, was called before the Executive Circle of the Revolutionary Court , arrested on the spot&hellip
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Iranian League for the Defence of Human Rights (LDDHI) express their deepest concern regarding the ongoing repression against the Baha’i community in Iran. (FIDH) According to&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
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
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
Editor’s Note: Recently, the Baha’i youth, and their friends and colleagues, gathered from different parts of the Pacific to pass a unanimous resolution at the New Zealand National Baha’i Youth Conference expressing their outcry for&hellip