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Prison sentences of seven "Yaran" reduced to 10 years

Bahai News (Persian), November 18, 2015.

The prison sentences of the seven ‘Yaran’, who served as national facilitators assisting the Bahais of Iran in their dealings with government organs until their arrest and imprisonment, have been reduced from 20 years to 10 years in prison. 268 more words

Bahai Faith

Evening Prayer 18.11.15, St. Hilda of Whitby, Guardian of Celtic Christianity, 680

I am small and of little account, *
yet I do not forget your commandments.  

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth tremble before the Holy One. 1,901 more words

Jesus Christ

Inmates Carving Turkeys For Thanksgiving Charity Dinner

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — State prison officials are putting knives into the hands of inmates at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.

Their targets are 400 donated turkeys that the inmates will begin cooking and carving Tuesday for the Bea Gaddy Thanksgiving charity dinner in Baltimore. 103 more words


The Makings of Soup

Start with an empty kettle, preferably on a cold, rainy day, next to a garden in a prison. Surround yourself with a number of young inmates, serving long sentences, isolated, estranged from their families. 826 more words


Shakespeare Behind Bars

The experiences of the men shown in the documentary tell us about how art can transform the human condition. I think this because the men in the documentary who participated in the Shakespeare play were able to express themselves and their emotions through their own art form (which in this case was acting). 103 more words

3,000 Nights: Interview with Director Mai Masri

Palestinian filmmaker Mai Masri has been touring the film festival circuit showcasing her highly acclaimed film 3,000 Nights. This is the 11th production for Masri and her first feature film. 1,486 more words