The trial of seven imprisoned Baha’i leaders in Iran is scheduled for Sunday. However, defense lawyers have not received the standard advance notification required under Iranian law.
UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon yesterday expressed strong criticism of Iran’s human rights record, voicing concern about the use of excessive force after Iran’s presidential election, the harassment of women’s rights activists, the ongoing execution of juveniles, and the continued persecution of minorities, including Baha’is. In a 19-page report written specifically to [...]
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.
On October 1st, Portland Baha’is Delaram Adyani and Grace Reed were interviewed by DJ Jim Whinston on the KPSU radio show Fathers, Mothers, & Families. The main discussion topic was the underreported story of Iran’s systematic persecution of Baha’is, the country’s largest religious minority. Additionally, Delaram and Grace had the opportunity to expound on the [...]
The trial of seven Baha’i leaders imprisoned in Iran has been postponed until 18 October, the Baha’i International Community learned today.
Iranian officials have reportedly told families of the seven Baha’i leaders currently held in Evin prison in Tehran that their trial has been delayed.
According to information conveyed by the authorities in Evin prison, the trial date has been set for the seven Baha’is who have been imprisoned in Tehran, Iran, for over a year.