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U.S. State Department condemns charges

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Following is a press release statement by Robert Wood, Acting Department Spokesman: The United States condemns the Iranian government’s decision to level baseless charges of espionage against seven leaders of the Iranian Baha’i community: Mrs.&hellip

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BIC's February 2009 Iran Update

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This document from the Baha’i International Community’s United Nations Office presents only the latest developments in the ongoing oppression that targets Bahá’í citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It covers the months from October&hellip

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Release of Four Baha'is

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On Tuesday, February 3, 2009, the Baha’i International Community announced that four Baha’is who had been incarcerated since 18 January, 2009, were released on providing surety. These individuals were: Mrs. Farzaneh Ahmadzadeh (Fanaian), Ms. Amelia&hellip

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Another Arrest in Tehran

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Another member of Tehran’s Baha’i community was arrested after summons to a meeting. The Ministry of Intelligence had previously summoned Namya Haghar, a Baha’i from Tehran, to arrive at the Vali-Asr Square office on February&hellip

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Certificate in Anti-Baha’i Studies!

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Editor’s Note: In light of increased attacks on the Baha’i community in Iran and further systematization of these hostilities, the following story in Ayandeh Roushan [Bright Future] News Agency caught our attention and is presented&hellip

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Shirin Ebadi’s Objections

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Editor’s Note: The following is a translation of a commentary posted on Javan [“youth”] blog. “Bist va Si”, a well-known TV program among Iranians, stated on behalf of Shirin Ebadi, “I am proud of defending&hellip

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