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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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Vandalism in Semnan

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The following report was posted on the online site of Human Rights Activists News Agency on Tuesday, September 29, 2009: The automobile of a Baha’i resident of Semnan was vandalized multiple times by unknown assailants.&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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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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IHRDC Newsletter

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Iran Press Watch is pleased to bring to the notice of its readers the latest Newsletter published by Iran Human Rights Documentation Center.  Topics covered in this issue include: Election Unrest Continues Number of Dead&hellip

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New Form of Discrimination

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The following news was posted on the site of Khabar Navard and Bah19 on Tuesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 10, 2009, respectively, and appears below in translation: In Iran, even giving private language lessons&hellip

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Baha’is Imprisoned in Hamadan

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The online site of Khabar Navard on Tuesday, September 8, reported the following, which appears below in translation: Once again, Hamadan has imprisoned two of its Baha’i residents. Mehrangiz Husayni and Nasrin Rahimi have been&hellip

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From New Zealand

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Editor’s Note:  Iran Press Watch was happy to receive a copy of the following blog entry by Keith Locke, a Member of Parliament in New Zealand.  This posting was made on September 6, 2009 and&hellip

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