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Baha’i Couple on Trial

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The following report was filed by the online site of Human Rights Activists News Agency on Thursday, September 3, 2009: A Baha’i couple was tried after a year on the charge of promotion of their&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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Religious Cleansing in Iran

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“Every aspect of a non-Muslim is unclean,” proclaimed Iran’s late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini. He explained that non-Muslims rank between “feces” and “the sweat of a camel that has consumed impure food.” Other prominent ayatollahs, including&hellip

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Justice, not Shame!

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Editor’s Note:  Dr. Naficy is a well-known Iranian poet, writer, and human rights and political activist.  In April of this year, he wrote a brilliant essay, which Iran Press Watch was pleased to share extracts&hellip

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Visit – Shiraz Plock 100

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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

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Colored Pencils

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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

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A Prayer for the Baha'is of Iran

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In March 1927, a devoted Baha’i known as the Aminu’l-‘Ulama Ardabili was martyred in Iran. When this news reached Shoghi Effendi, he expressed his sorrow through the composition of the following prayer.  Recently, the Baha’is&hellip

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