Court date for imprisoned Baha’i leaders 12 June
Toronto, Ontario, 7 June 2010 (CBNS) – Naeim Tavakkoli, an engineer in Ottawa, faces an excruciating week waiting to see just what the fate of his imprisoned father, Behrouz Tavakkoli, will be. Nika Khanjani, a graduate student in Montreal, waits to see what will happen to her uncle, Jamaloddin Khanjani. They will both appear in court in Tehran on 12 June.
Read the full story on the Canadian Bahá’í News Service: here.
Source: Canadian Baha’i News Services, http://www.bahainews.ca/
June 9, 2010 10:08 am
“Around 50 members of the Baha’i faith have been arrested across Iran since the elections – continuing to be unjustly cast as scapegoats for the unrest.
Iran’s ethnic minority communities have faced arrest and detention, during and following the election. Four Kurds were among five political prisoners executed in May without the notifications required by law, in what was a clear message to anyone considering marking the anniversary with protest.”