On December 1, the U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent a resolution condemning the state-sponsored persecution of Baha’is in Iran, the country’s largest religious minority. Human rights violations against the Iranian Baha’i community have increased since 2005, including the incarceration of Baha’i leaders in Evin prison eighteen months ago. S.Res.71 is a concurrent resolution to [...]
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.
Anticipating the Parliament of the World Religions in Australia in December, the Portland/Vancouver area held a Pre-Parliament Event on July 26.
A group of Baha’is in Hungary created a video that the Hungarian media could use when they mention the plight of the Baha’is imprisoned in Iran.
On April 22, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown sent a message to UK Baha’is to mark Ridvan, the most important Baha’i festival.
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.
Baha’is gathered in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia as part of a series of worldwide conferences taking place between November and March.