Focus on what unites us, says BIC

29 September 2016

WARSAW — In the face of growing racism and xenophobia, now is the time to focus on what unites us. This was one of the key points made by the Baha'i International Community (BIC) at a recent forum of European leaders in Warsaw, Poland, taking place from 19 to 30 September.

For the second year in a row, the BIC participated in the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of the Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), a platform for 57 States to meet with a number of other OSCE agencies and civil society actors committed to human rights and democracy.

Addressing the participants in a session on tolerance and...

Cambodian Temple progress inspires collective action

16 September 2016

BATTAMBANG, Cambodia — There has been significant progress on the construction of the local Baha’i House of Worship in Battambang. Developments around the Temple are also providing a glimpse into the power of collective action and the deep connection between worship of God and service to humanity.

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