Tagged By Iran Press Watch

What is There to Celebrate?

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By Shahrzad Arshadi Editor’s Note: Iran Press Watch is pleased to publish the following learned essay by one of its readers, Shahrzad Arshadi.  This eloquent and informative essay was first disseminated on 11 February 2009&hellip

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Amnesty International Urgent Action

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Amnesty International has launched an urgent action update exclusively devoted to the latest news about the Baha’i leaders in Iran. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send appeals to arrive as quickly as possible, in Persian, Arabic, English&hellip

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Amnesty's Current Concerns in Iran

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Editor’s Note:  The following important statement was published by the prestigious Amnesty International on 5 February 2009.  Since it directly bears on the purpose of this site, it is shared for our readers’ information. Iran: Human&hellip

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IHRDC Press Release Condemns Persecution

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PRESS RELEASE IHRDC CONDEMNS CONTINUED PERSECUTION OF IRANIAN BAHA’IS February 2, 2009 NEW HAVEN – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) condemns the Islamic Republic of Iran’s escalated campaign against the national­ community, which&hellip

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Open Letter featured on CNN

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TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) — A group of Iranian intellectuals released a public apology this week for what they say is a long history of the country’s mistreatment of a religious group called the Baha’i. The&hellip

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Iran's Secret Purges

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Two weeks have passed since I heard the alarming news: Aziz Samandari, my cousin in Tehran, was arrested in a pre-dawn raid by Iranian intelligence officials. To date, no formal charges have been framed, and&hellip

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We are Ashamed!

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Editor’s Note: The following is an open letter from a group of academics, writers, artists, journalists and Iranian activists throughout the world to the Baha’i community. This letter has been signed by a large number&hellip

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