Iran’s regime ramps up violent persecution of Baha’i community

The Islamic Republic of Iran intensified its violent repression of Baha’is in a series of arrest actions, home raids and denial of identification cards.

VIKTOR VEKSELBERG (left) alongside Anton Vaino, chief of staff of the presidential executive office
Grapevine: Revival in Russia

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

The Bahai gardens, Haifa
Iran’s media spreads anti-Baha’i, anti-Israel conspiracy

FarsNews in Iran wrote an article on Monday claiming that Baha’is are spying on Iran directed from “the main center of the sect in Israel.”

Students play with Lego bricks in the Pishtaz School in Tehran October 2011
Religious minorities forbidden from teaching in Iranian kindergartens

"It is clear that this announcement is explicitly opposed to the laws of the country," wrote a Zoroastrian member of Iran's Parliament.

Baha’is in Iran plagued by worsening ‘systematic persecution’

Member of 300,000-strong community who fled Islamic Republic describes life under oppressive regime.

A holy shrine of the Baha'i faith is seen in the northern Israeli city of Haifa in November 06
Living out the Baha'i faith in service: A journey to Israel

More than a million people visit the gardens every year. Apart from being at the holiest site of his faith, for members it's an opportunity to meet other members of the faith serving there.

The Bahai gardens, Haifa
From their headquarters in Haifa, Baha’is seek to ‘unify humanity’

The religious group celebrates on Sunday the 200th anniversary of its founder, Bahaullah.

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