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A Baha’i Sentenced to Imprisonment

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According to Human Rights Activists News Agency, the Revolutionary Court of Semnan has convicted a Baha’i resident to 18 months imprisonment. According to the court ruling, Mrs. Susan Tebyanian[-Jabbari], a Baha’i resident of Semnan was&hellip

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Baha’i Arrested in Sari

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According to Human Rights Activists News Agency, on Tuesday, August 4, Anvar Moslemi (http://www.iranpresswatch.org/post/3934), one of the Baha’is of Sari, was arrested at his house and taken to an unknown location.  On that day, a&hellip

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Two Historical Documents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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Visit – Shiraz Plock 100

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Editor’s Note:  Iran Press Watch was pleased to receive the following moving essay, which describes the feelings of many Iranian Baha’is.  It is presented below in translation; the original in Persian is attached. By a&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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Call for Prayers for Vahdat Dana

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As reported previously on this site (http://www.iranpresswatch.org/2009/04/arrested-kss/), on Saturday, April 25, 2009, Mr. Vahdat Dana has been arrested.  Iran Press Watch has learned through sources close to the situation that Mr. Dana is suffering from&hellip

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Current Baha’i Prisoners in Iran

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Periodically, Iran Press Watch publishes a list of Baha’i prisoners in Iran who remain incarcerated because of their religious belief.  At the present time, there are 49 Baha’i prisoners throughout Iran.  The Date of incarceration&hellip

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