Tagged By Arrests

Release of Several Baha’i Youth

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Iran Press Watch was pleased to learn that several Baha’i youth were released from custody by the authorities in Hamadan. First, we first excerpt from a letter (slightly edited) from one of the Baha’is discussing&hellip

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Baha’is Arrested in Shiraz

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Editor’s Note:  The following report was written by one of the Baha’is of Shiraz, who was aware that Mrs. Haleh Hooshmandi-Salehi was summoned by Iranian government authorities on Monday.  They told her to go home&hellip

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Baha'i Arrested in Sari

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Washington, 18 February (IranVNC)—An Iranian member of the banned Baha’i faith has been arrested in the northern city of Sari, the Human Rights Activists in Iran website reports today. Torreh Taqi-Zadeh was arrested without charge&hellip

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Why are they Afraid of the Dead?

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By Monireh Baradaran Have you read this news? “Last night, at midnight, a number of plain-clothes officers attacked the Baha’i Cemetery in Qa’emshahr with a lorry and a bulldozer; and set out to remove the&hellip

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Eight Baha’i Women Arrested in Iran

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Washington, 15 January (IranVNC)—Iran’s Law Enforcement Force [LEF] officials announced today that they had arrested eight Baha’i women on the Persian Gulf island of Kish. The women stand accused of proselytizing the Baha’i Faith, including&hellip

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Six Baha'is Arrested in Iran

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(BWNS) GENEVA — At least six Baha’is were arrested in Iran yesterday, including a woman who worked at human rights organizations connected with Nobel prize winner Shirin Ebadi. According to reports received from Iran, the&hellip

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