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Arrest of a Baha’i in Sari

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HRANA – Religious Minority Rights: Mrs. Samira Samiee, a Baha’i living in [the city of] Sari, was arrested in an operation by agents of the Ministry of Intelligence. According to the Baha’i Committee of Human&hellip

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Arrest of a Baha’i in Semnan

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HRANA – Religious Minority Rights: Agents of the Ministry of Intelligence of the city of Semnan arrested Mrs. Sholeh Taeef on Saturday [19 Dec. 2009]. According to the Baha’i Committee of Human Rights Activists in&hellip

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Two Baha'is Arrested in Mashhad

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Two Baha’is were arrested by Security Forces agents in Mashhad and have been detained at an unknown location. According to HRANA [Human Rights Activists News Agency], the Baha’i Committee of Human Rights Activists in Iran,&hellip

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Mother and Son Arrested

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According to Television Washington online site, on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, agents of the Ministry of Intelligence in the town of Sari, in northern Iran, arrested Mrs. Vesal Yusufi, a 38-year old resident of the&hellip

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A Baha’i Sentenced to Imprisonment

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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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Profiles of the Yaran

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In anticipation of the upcoming trial of the seven former leaders of the Baha’i community of Iran, known as the Yaran, meaning friends, Iran Press Watch is pleased to publish the following short biographical profiles&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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Two Historical Documents

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Editor’s Note:  In our continual effort to document the mistreatment of the Baha’is of Iran and the regime’s role in bringing about systematic discrimination against the Baha’is, two official documents by Iranian authorities relating to&hellip

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