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Egyptian government to confront ‘threats of atheists, Bahais and Shiites’

Egyptian streets, April 17, 2015.

In a meeting held last Tuesday at the headquarters of the Ministry of Religious Endowments in Downtown Cairo, Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Goma’a stated that he plans to form special groups dedicated to spreading awareness of the “threats” of atheism and the Bahai and Shi’a religions, in addition to social issues such as drug addiction and murder. 40 more words

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Carpenters of Minds

I have embarked on sequences of new posts which examine a number of ideas from books I have recently read. These ideas relate to where our society is heading and what we as individuals might be able to do about that. 30 more words

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Recommended link: Dialogue on development advances in India

I have embarked on sequences of new posts which examine a number of ideas from books I have recently read. These ideas relate to where our society is heading and what we as individuals might be able to do about that. 423 more words

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In Tehran, two Bahais bailed, one arrest, two homes raided

Activists in exile, April 11, 2015.

On April 7, agents from the Ministry of Intelligence staged simultaneous raids on two Bahai homes in Tehran. They arrested Mrs. 185 more words

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Nasim Ashrafi freed from Evin prison


HRANA, April 8, 2015.

Nasim Ashrafi ( نسیم اشرفی ) was freed from Evin prison on April 8, having served a one-year sentence for her Bahai beliefs. 77 more words

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Farhnaz Mithaqian begins her sentence in Yazd


Campaign against harassment of Bahais, April 9, 2015.

Farhnaz Mithaqian (فرحناز میثاقیان), a Bahai from Yazd, began a one-year prison sentence on April 6. She is one of 20 Bahais who were arrested in central Iran in August 2012, and has been sentenced to one year in prison plus a one-year suspended sentence. 21 more words

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Lotus temple affected by pollution (updated)


Mail Online, India edition, April 9, 2015.
Times of India, April 16, 2015.

A petition filed in India’s National Green Tribunal (NGT) expresses concern over heavy traffic in the Nehru Place area of Delhi harming the pure white marble of the Bahai House of Worship, commonly known as the Lotus Temple. 191 more words

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