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As You Read This Letter, I Am Behind Bars: Baha'i Persecution in Iran

“I see the good in the world because I choose to. I don’t imagine that it’s there; it’s there waiting to be noticed.”

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India

Indonesia's Religious Affairs Minister Supports State Recognition of Baha’i Religion

Jakarta Globe, July 25, 2014

Indonesia’s new religious affairs Minister has indicated that the Bahai religion should be the seventh religion to be recognized by Indonesia as an official faith. 228 more words

Bahai Faith

Digital machines to replace Prayer beads?

Information Technology has also started making in roads in Religion. Digital machines are replacing the general prayer beads, common across all religion including Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism and the Bahá’í Faith. 44 more words

Religion

The happiness scam

Rainn Wilson, the comedic actor best know as “Dwight” from The Office, delivered a brilliant commencement speech to the graduating class at USC a couple of months ago. 884 more words

Economics

Jail Sentences for 15 Baha’is in Shiraz

Iran Press Watch, July 22, 2014.

According to a Persian report carried by ILNA news agency, the Iranian lawyer Guity Pourfazel has informed them of the conviction of her 15 Bahai clients in the Revolutionary Court of Shiraz. 180 more words

Bahai Faith

Sarang Etehadi begins a one-year sentence

ICHRI, July 18, 2014.

Mr. Sarang Etehadi ( سارنگ اتحادی ) has been summoned to begin serving his one-year prison sentence on charges of “propaganda against the state through participation in Bahai worship and prayer groups.” He told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that he had been instructed via a telephone call from the Evin Prison Courts on July 6, 2014, to appear to begin serving his sentence within a week. 56 more words

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Six Bahais arrested in Tabriz


Iran Press Watch, July 19, 2014.

Six Bahais are reported to have been arrested in Tabriz on July 12. Their names are given as Farzad Bahadari (فرزاد بهادری), Samin Rasouli (سیمین رسولی) and their children, Sahar ( سحر بهادری ) and Nassim Bahadari (نسیم بهادری ), who are members of one family, Shabnam Issakhani (شبنم عیسی خانی), a mother of two, and Rashin Saberi, who is reported to be 8 months pregnant. 161 more words

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