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Secretary General of UN releases report criticizing human rights abuses in Iran


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


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.

Baha’i Faith, Persecution in Iran Discussed on Portland Radio


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 [...]

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