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Deprived of Education

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Editor’s Note:  The following is a letter written by a Baha’i college student upon expulsion from the university at which she had been studying.  This letter appears below in translation. I, Mona Rezai, born in&hellip

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More than 20,000 killed over 150 years

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Editor’s Note:  The following it the third and final portion of last Saturday’s publication in Publico, Portugal’s popular newspaper.  The first two portions were published ipw1 and ipw2 By Publico Baha’is have been persecuted in Iran since the&hellip

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Kasravi and his Polemic

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Ahmad Kasravi (1890-1946) was a notable Iranian linguist, historian, and reformer.  Even though in his early years he was trained in a seminary, he soon found himself involved with the constitutional revolution of 1905-11, and&hellip

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Updates from BWNS

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The following updates were provided by the Persian page of Baha’i World News Service on September 22, 2009, and appear below in translation: Babol (bwns1) Mr. Moshfeq Samandari, who was arrested on April 14, 2009,&hellip

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Ordeal of a Baha’i Family

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Editor’s Note:  The following essay by Amil Imani, who is not affiliated with the Baha’i community, was posted on the PDMI site and is reposted here for the information of readers of Iran Press Watch. &hellip

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Shiva Nazarahari is released

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The following news was posted on the online site of Human Rights Activists News Agency on Wednesday, September 23, 2009: A few minutes ago, Shiva Nazarahari, a human rights activist was released from incarceration in&hellip

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Burial of Deceased Baha’i Prevented

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The following report was posted on the online site of Human Rights Activists News Agency on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, and appears below in translation: Responsible authorities have created illegal obstacles to the burial of&hellip

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“Crime” of being a Baha’i is paid in jail

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Editor’s Note:  Publico (www.publico.pt) is considered the most influential daily newspaper in Portugal.  Last week, its Foreign Desk senior reporter, Margarida Santos Lopes, interviewed Mr. Iraj Kamalabadi, the brother of imprisoned Fariba Kamalabadi, regarding the&hellip

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Anti-Baha’i Graffiti

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The Muslim Network for Baha’i Rights reported the following on September 19, 2009: A recent visitor in Ardestan, Isfahan province, took these photographs that show insulting graffiti sprayed on Baha’i houses.  These messages were written&hellip

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