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Four Bahais from Rasht free on bail

Bahai News (Persian), July 3, 2015.

Foad Yazdani (فواد یزدانی) and his son Peyman Yazdani (پیمان یزدانی), and Nima Najafi (نیما نجفی) and his wife Paria Keshvar (پریا کشاور), have been released on bail in Rasht. 245 more words

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Kourush Ziari moved from prison to hospital


Bahai News (Persian), July 3, 2015.

Kourush Ziari (کوروش زیاری), a Bahai from Gonbad-e Qabus in North-eastern Iran who is serving a 5-year sentence in Raja’i Shahr prison, was taken to a hospital on July 2. 197 more words

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Faran Hesami given prison furlough


Bahai News (Persian facebook page), July 1, 2015.

Faran Hesami ( فاران حسامی ), one of the imprisoned teachers from the Bahai Open University (BIHE) who is serving a 4-year prison sentence in Evin Prison in Tehran, has been granted a 3-day furlough, starting this morning. 104 more words

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Rouha Emani free on bail after 6 weeks' detention (updated)


Bahai News (Persian), July 1, 2015. Updated July 2.

Mrs. Rouha Emani (روحا ایمانی), a Bahai who was arrested in Yazd during a raid on her home on May 12, has been released on bail. 50 more words

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Shahriar Cyrus, Bahai artist, arrested


Campaign against harassment of Bahais, June 30, 2015.

Shahriar Cyrus (شهریار سیروس), a Bahai painter and a respected art critic, was arrested today when eleven agents of the security forces raided his home in Tehran. 65 more words

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Bahai business closed in Sari

Bahai News (Persian), June 30, 2015.

A workshop belonging to Mr. Houman Bakhtavar ( هومن بخت آور ) was closed by the local authorities this morning, apparently because Mr. 109 more words

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"..a building that defies rational thought.."

Arch Daily, June 29, 2015.

The Arch Daily (Architecture Daily) has a good illustrated article on the Bahai Temple (Mashriqu’l-Adhkar) in Chile, which is nearing completion. 400 more words

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