Source: www.bic.org Geneva—14 December 2016—On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, the Baha’i International Community joins many in calling for the immediate release of Narges Mohammadi, a human rights defender imprisoned in Iran. “On this…
New Report: Inside the Women’s Ward: Mistreatment of Women Political Prisoners at Iran’s Evin Prison
Source: www.iranhumanrights.org Lack of Medical Care, Denied Family Visitation, Substandard Food, among Conditions in Ward June 20, 2016—Political prisoners held in the Women’s Ward at Iran’s Evin Prison are routinely denied medical care and hospitalization, face…
The verdict against two sisters residing in Mashhad has been carried out
Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch Harana News Agency – On the Sunday morning of March 30th 2014, intelligence officers arrested two Baha’i residents of Mashhad by the names of Nava Kholousi and Nika…
Iran must stop persecuting minority religions
[CNN By Roxana Saberi, Special to CNN] Editor’s note: Roxana Saberi, an Iranian-American journalist, is the author of “Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran.” (CNN) — In March 2009, when I was detained…
Baha’i Citizen Parisa Babaei Arrested
[RAHANA, 6 Nov. 2011] She was arrested following a summons order to the Intelligence Ministry. According to the Human Rights House of Iran, the security forces appeared at her house and informed her that she has…
Arrest, Search and Interrogation of Baha’i Citizens in Northern Iran
[RAHANA 23 Oct. 2011] The authorities searched the residences of many Baha’i citizens, interrogated and detained several of them.
Shohreh’s story: How Iran violated a top student’s rights
[BWNS 28 Sep. 2011] GENEVA — Like many young people the world over, Shohreh Rowhani grew up with high hopes of a good university education. But now she has run up against a system which…
Baha’i student Expelled from University
[RAHANA 18 Sep. 2011] Ava Tavakoli, a student of Hormozgan University, has been expelled due to her Baha’i faith after 4 semesters.
Baha’i Citizen Vajih Nasheri Arrested
Vajih Nasheri, Baha’i citizen and wife of Vajihollah Mirza-golpour who had been led around the city with shackles, has been arrested.
Ten Month Prison Sentence Upheld for Shiraz Baha’i Citizens
[RAHANA 21 Aug. 2011] The 10 month prison sentence for the Baha’i citizens who were arrested 2 years ago has been upheld by the appeals court.
Arrest of Samin Ehsani, Baha’i citizen living in Tehran
[RAHANA, 19 Aug. 2011] Samin Ehsani, Baha’i citizen from the city of Tehran has been arrested.
Baha’i citizen Sahba Rezvani Denied Prison Furlough
(RAHANA 26 Jul 2011) Baha’i citizen Sahba Rezvani who is serving her prison sentence, has been denied furlough for the past 2 years.
Three Baha’i Citizens Arrested in Mashhad and Isfahan
(RAHANA 28 June 2011) Two Baha’i citizens have been arrested in Isfahan and one Baha’i citizen has been detained in Mashhad.
Four Baha’i Citizens Arrested
(RAHANA 21 June 2011) Three Bahai citizens have been arrested in Isfahan and one Baha’i citizen has been arrested in Mashhad.
Baha’i Citizens Afrouz Farmanbordari and Noushin Khadem Held Incommunicado
(RAHANA 20 June 2011) One month has passed since the arrest of Afrouz Farmanbordari and Noushin Khadem and they have not contacted their families.
Arrest of Baha’i citizen, Anisa Dehghani
(RAHANA 9 June 2011) On the eve of June 2, 2011 Anisa Dehghani, a Baha’i citizen was apprehended by security agents while a friend was giving her a ride to the bus terminal.