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Baha’i Arrested in Sari

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According to Human Rights Activists News Agency, on Tuesday, August 4, Anvar Moslemi (http://www.iranpresswatch.org/post/3934), one of the Baha’is of Sari, was arrested at his house and taken to an unknown location.  On that day, a&hellip

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From the Editor’s Desk

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Recently a talk by Mrs. Malek-Afagh Davudi, the widow of the former member of the National Spiritual Assembly of Iran, Prof ‘Ali-Murad Davudi, who disappeared on November 11, 1979, and is presumed killed, was published&hellip

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Atrocious Acts in Prisons

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Editor’s Note:  Though the mission of Iran Press Watch is primarily to document atrocities inflicted against the Baha’i community of Iran, it is recognized that the human rights of all Iranians – indeed all the&hellip

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Iran: Religious Minority Groups

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Approximately 89% of Iranians are Shia Muslims.[13]  The rest, including Baha’i, Christian, Zoroastrian, Sunni Muslim, and Jewish communities, constitute around 11%.  Despite their popularity in the country, the total membership of Sufi groups in the&hellip

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Iran Open Letter

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Editor’s Note:  The following Open Letter was published in August 3, 2009, issue of the New York Times, in a full-page. To Shirin Ebadi and to All the dissidents — the brave men and women&hellip

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Baha'is on Trial?

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In a report filed from Cairo on Wednesday, July 29, the Associated Press (AP) writer Lee Keath states: The state news agency IRNA said Wednesday that indictments had been issued against “around 20” detainees involved in “planning&hellip

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