Bahá’í World News Service
NEW YORK, 21 October 2015
Previously unseen footage of the 1981 trial of members of the governing body of the
Baha'i community in Iran has been broadcast for the first...
20 October 2015
Internationally renowned Iranian director, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, has made available to
the general public his award-winning film, The Gardener....
NEW YORK, 15 October 2015
The collective ability of the people of the world to willfully work towards their
own development will be crucial in implementing major UN goals,...
COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND, United States, 14 October 2015
Leading international experts gathered at a conference in the U.S. to address issues
related to global peace. Some 300 people attended the 'Global...
WARSAW, Poland, 8 October 2015
The Brussels Office of the Baha'i International Community (BIC) recently participated
in Europe's largest annual human rights and democracy conference—the...
OTTAWA, 6 October 2015
At a time of mass migration in the world, the experience of the Iranian Baha’i refugees
in Canada yields relevant insights.
LONDON, 2 October 2015
The spot where St. Giles' Cripplegate church stands in the heart of the City of London
has been the setting for acts of devotion towards God...
NEW YORK, 29 September 2015
The Baha'i International Community expressed its disappointment over Iranian President
Hassan Rouhani's failure to address the human rights situation...
EDINBURGH, , 18 September 2015
EDINBURGH, Scotland — The recently-elected First Minister of Scotland has met with
representatives of religious communities to discuss the role...
BRISTOL, United Kingdom, 16 September 2015
The Baha'i International Community (BIC) and representatives of 23 other major religious
traditions have offered to the United Nations (UN) ideas...
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, 15 September 2015
A national television station in Papua New Guinea aired a special episode about the
Baha’i communities in both PNG and Iran.
HAIFA, Israel, 3 September 2015
Suheil Bushrui, devoted Baha'i, distinguished scholar, and tireless champion of the
cause of peace, passed away yesterday in Yellow Springs,...
KILKENNY, Ireland, 24 August 2015
One of the pressing questions in the Irish nation, as in many others across the world,
is how to build a cohesive society where different groups...
MWINILUNGA, Zambia, 30 July 2015
Over 500 Lunda tribe members came together to consult on family life, education, and
the spiritual and material wellbeing of society.
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 18 July 2015
As the sun rose over Battambang yesterday, the melodies of prayer filled the morning
air, in a spirit of reverence, exultation, and thanksgiving....
NEW YORK, 17 July 2015
The recent experience of a Baha'i family in Sanandaj, a town in the Kurdistan province
of Iran, highlights the cruel absurdities practiced by...
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, 13 July 2015
For growing populations of youth across the planet to become constructive participants
in the life of society and contributors to social progress,...
BANGUI, Central African Republic, 8 July 2015
On the morning of 15 June, more than 400 young people from the Central African Republic
(CAR) gathered with great anticipation for the opening...
NEW YORK, 25 June 2015
On June 15, UN permanent missions from France, Korea, Nigeria, Qatar, and the United
States co-organized a seminar titled "Global Citizenship...
GENEVA, 16 June 2015
Tens of Baha'is' shops in the cities of Rafsanjan, Kerman, Sari and Hamadan have been
sealed by government authorities in an effort to pressure...