Their Crime Was Their Faith



Translated by Iran Press Watch 

روفیا  ۲


A campaign to say no to the harassment and imprisonment of Baha’i citizens of Iran

What was their crime?

You may participate in this campaign by sending your picture and a message to the following link, named “In honor of the Yaran” (leaders of the Iranian Baha’i community):

Mrs. Roofia Asdaghi supported this campaign by sending her picture to

In her message, she said: I am Roofia Asdaghi Katebpour-shahidi.

My father, Nematollah Katebpour-Shahidi, and my husband, Farhad Asdaghi, were executed in 1981 and 1984 respectively, charged with the crime of being Baha’i! It has been seven years since the beloved Yaran (“Friends”) of Iran were arrested. What was their crime?

Please express your protest against the arrest of these seven Baha’i leaders, sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment, by sending your message and picture. May 15th marked the seven year anniversary of the arrest of these Baha’i leaders.







2 Responses

  1. vafa-canada

    June 8, 2015 5:19 pm

    Roofia Asdaghi Katebpour-shahidi is a living Martyr. Our prayers are with you and the YARAN.

  2. Kim Bowden-Kerby

    June 8, 2015 11:16 pm

    Thank you for sharing your story., Mrs. Katelpour-shahidid. Thank you Iran Press Watch for giving her a place to share it.

    I will never stop reading Iran Press Watch until there is “nothing more to watch.”


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