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24 Years Ago …

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Editor’s Note:  This is the story of Roofia Shahidi-Asdaghi.  Her father, Mr. Ni’matu’llah Katibpur-Shahidi was arrested in Mashahd and transferred to the prison in Kashmar, where he was put to death with a firing squad&hellip

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Imprisoned In Iran For Religious Belief

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In a report released this month, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, a bipartisan governmental body, described a deteriorating situation regarding religious freedom in Iran — particularly for Baha’is, Evangelical Christians, and Sufi Muslims.&hellip

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A Visit with Sasan Taqva

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Editor’s Note:  As Iran Press Watch reported earlier (http://www.iranpresswatch.org/2009/05/visit-shiraz/), a description of some recent visits has been received and is shared below in translation. By Shomeys Mohajer The moment of seeing a friend again is&hellip

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A bleak future for Baha'is

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International pressure may have set Roxana Saberi free, but the plight of seven Iranian Baha’is, imprisoned in Tehran a year ago has gone largely unnoticed. In an article in the International Politics section of the&hellip

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BBC Persian TV reports on Yaran

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BBC Persian TV included a report on the anniversary of the arrest of Iran’s Baha’i leaders.  The segment on the Baha’is starts 29:10 mins into the broadcast: http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian/tv/2008/12/000001_ptv_newshour.shtml

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