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Two Historical Documents

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Editor’s Note:  In our continual effort to document the mistreatment of the Baha’is of Iran and the regime’s role in bringing about systematic discrimination against the Baha’is, two official documents by Iranian authorities relating to&hellip

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Justice, not Shame!

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Editor’s Note:  Dr. Naficy is a well-known Iranian poet, writer, and human rights and political activist.  In April of this year, he wrote a brilliant essay, which Iran Press Watch was pleased to share extracts&hellip

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What has befallen me?!

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Editor’s Note:  Fariba Kamalabadi (Taefi) is one of the seven former Baha’i leaders, previously known as the Yaran [“Friends” in Iran].  She has been imprisoned for over a year at the notorious Evin prison in&hellip

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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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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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They keep complaining…

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By Samandar, a Baha’i in Iran Once upon a time I was in prison. One day the investigator summoned me and kept asking me all sorts of questions. I responded, “If I answer your questions,&hellip

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