Bahá’í World News Service
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.
SANA’A, Yemen, 9 January 2018
The recent unjust death sentence of Hamed bin Haydara in Yemen has evoked a wave of
protest across the region.
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 2 January 2018
From worldwide bicentenary celebrations to the dedication of the first local Baha’i
House of Worship, 2017 has been a remarkable year.
KHARTOUM, Sudan, 31 December 2017
At a regional meeting in Sudan this month, leaders on the African continent met to
explore the rights and welfare of children.
UNITED NATIONS, 21 December 2017
On Tuesday, the UN General Assembly rebuked Iran’s human rights violations against
the Baha’i community there, for the 30th time.
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 18 December 2017
The Universal House of Justice released a message to all National Spiritual Assemblies
on the passing of former House of Justice member Hartmut Grossmann.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 16 December 2017
Is tolerance enough to help diverse societies live in peace and thrive? Scholars and
faith representatives explored this question in Abu Dhabi last month.
ISLAMABAD, 10 December 2017
At an international conference of faith leaders, a Baha’i representative highlights
the role of religion in fostering peace.
BIC NEW YORK, 5 December 2017
Imprisoned for religious beliefs, Behrooz Tavakkoli, member of the former leadership
group of the Baha’is of Iran, has completed his unjust sentence.
BRASILIA, Brazil, 30 November 2017
Members of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies held a special session yesterday to speak
about the life and teachings of Baha'u'llah.