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Declaration Of The Bab 2014: Baha'is Celebrate Holy Day With Storytelling And Prayers

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.20.2014 | Religion

Date On Thursday, May 22, Baha'is all over the world will celebrate one of the nine holy days in the Baha'i calendar -- The Declaration Of The Báb...

Eight Things We Learned About Baha'is From The Reddit AMA

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.17.2014 | Religion

Reddit's Baha'i community hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Tuesday, inviting the Internet to ask questions about their faith. They wrote: Hi everyo...

United Nations No Defender of Muslim Women's Rights

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Although the UN does important humanitarian work, it is overgrown with the weeds of a dysfunctional bureaucracy and spineless leadership, and has become a watering hole for states that are prepared to sanction sex discrimination and extremist ideology without fear of serious challenge by the world body.

Tehran's Fearful Muslim Fundamentalists: Religious Persecution in Iran

Doug Bandow | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Iran is Exhibit #1 for the threat posed by Islamic fundamentalists gaining control of government. Iranian repression is increasing and the space available to regime opponents is diminishing.

Meet the Amazing Aroon Shivdasani of NYC's Indo-American Arts Council

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Indo-American Arts Council founder and executive director Aroon Shivdasani has lived all over the world but has called New York home for about half he...

Montazeri's Limited Tolerance of Non-Muslims

Jamsheed K. Choksy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamsheed K. Choksy

Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri's opinion was characterized by one Iranian Christian clergyman as "rubbing salt into our wounds."

Iran Charges 7 Bahais With Spying For Israel

Nytimes.com | Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last week, the Iranian state-run broadcaster Press TV reported that seven Iranian followers of the minority Bahai faith, who were arrested last year, ...