This year marks the 61st Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United Nations Association of the United States, Oregon Division invites you to celebrate at the Human Rights Day Event on Sunday, December 6, 2009.
Azar Nafisi on Baha’i Human Rights in Iran. New York Times best-selling author Azar Nafisi, author of “Reading Lolita in Tehran,” speaks out on behalf of the Baha’is in Iran at a public event held on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, in Washington, D.C.
Governments, parliamentary leaders and human rights organizations express strong criticism of the pending trial of seven Baha'i leaders in Iran. Many call for the immediate release of the Baha'is.