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Bahais in Iran

Five Years Too Many -- The Renewed Assault on Baha'i Leaders in Iran

Anthony Vance | Posted 07.17.2013 | World
Anthony Vance

Since the inception of the Baha'i Faith in Iran in the middle of the 19th century, Baha'is had been subjected to continuous discrimination, and, at times, brutal persecution. Though I was familiar with this history, in early 1980 I considered it to be largely a thing of the past.

Time to 'Bell the Cat' -- Seeking Moral Courage in 2012

Jonathan Gandomi | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Jonathan Gandomi

"Each time a person stands up for an idea, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, (s)he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance." - Robert Kennedy

Being Baha'i In Iran: Where Friendship Is Illegal

Anthony Vance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anthony Vance

Despite many efforts, Iran is not a nation where friendship has flourished over the past three decades. Let us therefore resolve to utilize our freedom to speak out for freedom in Iran.