U.S. Senate passes 11th resolution condemning the persecution of Baha’is in Iran


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 [...]

Universal Declaration of Human Rights – 61st Anniversary


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.

Make a World of Difference!


Anticipating the Parliament of the World Religions in Australia in December, the Portland/Vancouver area held a Pre-Parliament Event on July 26.

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