Bahá’í World News Service
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 20 April 2018
The bicentenary website has been expanded to include a new section with country reports.
MATUNDA SOY, Kenya, 15 April 2018
The design for the local Baha’i House of Worship in Matunda Soy, Kenya, was unveiled
at a celebration earlier today.
ROSEAU, Dominica, 13 April 2018
In the months since Hurricane Maria, another story has unfolded in the Caribbean—one
of unity, cooperation, and collective action to rebuild.
AGUA AZUL, Colombia, 4 April 2018
The crown at the top of the roof of the local House of Worship in Colombia has been
installed, marking an important milestone in the construction process.
VICTORIA, Canada, 2 April 2018
A recent symposium brought together hundreds in Canada to speak about reconciliation
between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 28 March 2018
Postal services often issue commemorative stamps for historic occasions. This bicentenary
year proved no exception.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, 21 March 2018
Earlier today, the Baha’i community of Papua New Guinea unveiled the design for its
national Baha’i House of Worship.
BIC NEW YORK, 20 March 2018
Vahid Tizfahm completed his 10-year sentence yesterday. At 44, he is the youngest
member of the Yaran, who were imprisoned for their religious beliefs in 2008.
BIC NEW YORK, 17 March 2018
Jamaloddin Khanjani, 85, former member of the Yaran, completed his unjust ten-year
prison sentence yesterday.
BIC NEW YORK, 12 March 2018
The Baha’i International Community has released a statement for the United Nation’s
Commission on the Status of Women.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 4 March 2018
Malaysia’s Baha’i community recently hosted an innovative national celebration for
the bicentenary of the birth of Baha’u’llah.
BIC BRUSSELS, 27 February 2018
Over 100 Members of the European Parliament and Parliaments across Europe denounce
the persecution of Yemen’s Baha’is in a statement released today.
AGUA AZUL, Colombia, 22 February 2018
Recent developments on the construction of the local Temple in Norte del Cauca signal
the nearing completion of the project.
DUBLIN, 18 February 2018
Michael Higgins, President of Ireland, hosted a Baha’i delegation to mark the bicentennial
BIC NEW YORK, 16 February 2018
Former member of the Yaran, Saeid Rezaie, has been released from prison after an unjust,
BIC GENEVA, 12 February 2018
Asma Jahangir was highly regarded for her longstanding dedication to human rights
and women's rights during her life. She passed away at age 66 on Sunday.
BIC GENEVA, 10 February 2018
Prominent human rights lawyers have published an open letter calling on Iran’s Head
of the High Council for Human Rights to acknowledge persecution of Baha’is.
BIC NEW YORK, 2 February 2018
The BIC has contributed a statement to this year’s UN Commission for Social Development,
which is focused on global poverty eradication.
NEW DELHI, 25 January 2018
A new educational facility at the Lotus Temple hosts camps, courses, and seminars
for youth involved in efforts to improve their communities in New Delhi.
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 16 January 2018
A process is unfolding in the DRC—one that seeks to build capacity within all people
to arise and contribute to the advancement of civilization.