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A Gift from Evin


Mrs. Fariba Kamalabadi, six other former Baha’i leaders known as the Yaran, and some other Baha’is continue to languish in the notorious Evin prison of Tehran. While their bodies suffer incarceration and psychological torture, yet…

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Necessity of Change

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These days, wherever you go, you hear about change. There was even a sign at the little café selling soup, which read, “Store is now operating under new management”. Everyone you see wants to bring…

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Colored Pencils

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Editor’s Note:  The following is a translation of a short essay that recently appeared in Persian on the occasion of the third anniversary of the arrest of 54 Baha’i youth in Shiraz.  The original Persian…

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A Prayer for the Baha'is of Iran


In March 1927, a devoted Baha’i known as the Aminu’l-‘Ulama Ardabili was martyred in Iran. When this news reached Shoghi Effendi, he expressed his sorrow through the composition of the following prayer.  Recently, the Baha’is…

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What has befallen me?!


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…

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