Affirmation of Anti-Baha’i Activities by Hojjat’ul’ Islam Sadeghi, Cultural Deputy of Judiciary Branch

Clear example of violation of the rights of Baha’i citizens by a Deputy of Judiciary Branch of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the “Conference of the Religions” in Iran In that summit, Hadi Sadeghi declared: “According to… Read More

Fresh Attacks on Baha’i Businesses

Iranian authorities have launched a renewed attack on Iran’s Baha’i community, targeting Baha’i-run shops and small businesses. In a bid to prevent the religious minority from observing holidays, authorities ordered the closure of dozens of shops owned by… Read More

Home Raids and Property Seizures Strike the Bahais of Shiraz

In recent weeks, over 20 Bahai homes in Shiraz have been raided and searched by agents from the Ministry of Intelligence. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), all books, pamphlets, and images relating… Read More

Home Raids and Property Seizures Strike the Bahais of Shiraz

In recent weeks, over 20 Bahai homes in Shiraz have been raided and searched by agents from the Ministry of Intelligence. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), all books, pamphlets, and images relating… Read More

Persecution of Women, Religious and Ethnic Minorities Persists 

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A new report from Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, UN’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran revealed troubling information regarding the condition of women, religious and ethnic minorities and LGBT groups in Iran. Despite existing laws and statements from… Read More

When You Trade Religion for Freedom

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“Christian convert and house-church leader Rasoul Abdollahi has been released from prison after serving 15 months of his three-year sentence. His release, however, was granted on the condition that he sign an agreement not to participate in any… Read More

Banning of Bahais from the Universities

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 Official letter from Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology banning Baha’is from the universities. Download letter here.      

Iranian Couple Headed to Evin

Source: Taghato Date: July 15, 2014 Translation by: Iran Press Watch  Continuing with arrests and imprisonments of Baha’is in Iran, another Baha’i couple is headed to Evin and Rajai Shahr prisons – within one month – to start their… Read More

Christians, Bahai’s and Sunni’s arrested

In the past week (since August 26), at least five Christians, two Bahai’s, and three Sunni Muslims have reportedly been arrested for religious based causes. A Sunni prisoner suffering from emotional distress and two Gonabadi Derwishes have been sent… Read More

Baha’i Community Report in Iran

  Baha’i Community Report in Iran June 22 – July 22, 2014