Six More Members of Iran’s Minority Bahá’í Faith Sentenced to Prison
A Revolutionary Court in Iran has sentenced six citizens of the minority Bahá’í faith to a total of 73 years and six months in prison for engaging in activities related to children’s education and promoting their religion on social media.
October 24, 2017 •
As the Baha’i Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Faith, Baha’i Leader Mahvash Sabet is Free, Released Last Month From Iranian Prison
Human Rights Without Frontiers covers the release lasts month of Baha’i leader Mahvash Sabet from prison in Iran, where she served 10 years behind bars because of her faith. She is the first of seven imprisoned Baha’i leaders to be released.
January 11, 2017 •
Everyday Religious Questions: Religion scholar and columnist finds surprising similarities in world religions
Dr. Earl Crow taught religion and philosophy at two North Carolina universities—High Point, a private liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, and Wake Forest.
October 13, 2016 •
Special UN Rapporteur Calls for End to Harassment of Members of the Bahá’í Faith
On October 4, 2016, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Heiner Bielefeldt, called upon the government of Yemen to halt harassment of the Bahá’í population in that country. The full text of the Special Rapporteur’s announcement is below.