Increase in arrests highlights continuing persecution of Baha'is in Iran

19 August 2014

GENEVA — The arrest last week of five Baha'is in Tehran signals a rising tide of detainments and imprisonments of Baha'is in Iran in recent months.

Since June, at least 14 Baha'is...

Shiraz cemetery destruction resumes

6 August 2014

GENEVA — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has resumed its demolition of a historic Baha’i cemetery in Shiraz, Iran, after pausing for several months in the face of international pressure and the expression of outrage on the part of Iranians from all walks of life.

Reports from Iran indicate that the Guard has now...

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