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Two arrests in Shiraz


HRANA, September 1, 2014.

On the morning of September 1, security forces arrested Mr. Shahram Mansour ( شهرام منصور) at his home, and transferred him to the Ministry of Intelligence’s Facility 100 in Shiraz. 55 more words

Bahai Faith

Farhad Eqbali begins 5-year sentence in Gorgan


HRANA, August 30, 2014.

Farhad Eqbali ( فرهاد اقبالی ), a Bahai resident of Gorgan, reported to prison on August 27 to begin serving his 5-year sentence. 91 more words

Bahai Faith

Special conditions for allowing Bahai burials in Semnan

HRANA, AUGUST 29, 2014.

The recent burial of a Bahai in Semnan, in the section of the cemetery reserved for Bahais, has revealed that new rules have been drawn up. 165 more words

Bahai Faith

Ruhiyyeh Qavami-nik free on bail


HRANA, August 30, 2014.

Ruhiyyeh Qavami-nik (روحیه قوامی نیک), a Bahai from Karaj, was freed on bail on August 29. She was arrested on August 17, following a telephone summons to the offices of the Ministry of Intelligence. 91 more words

Bahai Faith

Say My Name!

My name is Farzan Faramarzi. I’m Iranian. I was born in Baha’i family. Baha’i faith is the world’s youngest monotheistic religion. Since Islam is the official religion of Iran, and they didn’t mention Baha’i faith in Iran’s constitution, I and many other Baha’is in Iran lived under persecution, and discrimination. 373 more words

One arrest in Semnan


HRANA, August 26, 2014. (updated)

Noushadhar Khanjani ( نوش‌آذر خانجانی), a Bahai from Semnan who was visiting family in Semnan, was arrested by security forces this morning. 258 more words

Bahai Faith

Baha'is want minority status in India

New Delhi, Aug 22: Groups representing the Baha’is and Kashmiri Pandits have sought minority status for the two communities.

Delegations of the two communities today met Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah with the demand that they be conferred with minority status, which has been so far given to Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Jains, an official statement said. 95 more words

Baha'i Deceit