Bahá’í World News Service
COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND, United States, 24 December 2015
It is 30 years since the Universal House of Justice released The Promise of World
Peace, a groundbreaking statement addressed to the peoples...
21 December 2015
Ayatollah Abdol-Hamid Masoumi-Tehrani, a senior Muslim cleric in Iran, has courageously
called on his nation's people to uphold a higher standard...
UNITED NATIONS, 18 December 2015
Last month, 20 Baha'is were arrested by the Iranian authorities, which also carried
out a series of coordinated shop closures, affecting some...
PARIS, 14 December 2015
The outcome of last week's UN Conference on Climate Change, known as COP21, which
resulted in an accord signed by 196 nations to reduce greenhouse...
HAIFA, Israel, 27 November 2015
The Baha'i Media Bank, which was originally launched in 2006, has been made available
again. The site provides access to a large collection of...
UNITED NATIONS, 20 November 2015
The UN expressed "serious concern" yesterday over Iran's continuing human rights violations,
affirming that increased engagement with the international...
BIC NEW YORK, 19 November 2015
The Baha'i community in Iran is facing yet another wave of arrests and shop closures.
In a coordinated attack on the community by Iranian authorities...
BRUSSELS, 17 November 2015
Prominent Europeans, including members of parliament, are calling on Iran to end its
economic repression of Baha'is. Among the most prominent...
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 15 November 2015
Saturday 14 November witnessed the first groundbreaking for a local Baha'i House of
Worship. Some two hundred community members from the region...
SARAJEVO, Bosnia And Herzegovina, 8 November 2015
Religion is a powerful source of human motivation and society should gain a deeper
understanding of how to benefit from its influence, the Baha'i...
TORONTO, 5 November 2015
The construction of South America's first Baha'i House of Worship has been at the
center of an exhibition in Canada this week. Titled ‘Embodied...
OSLO, Norway, 29 October 2015
Members of Norway's Baha'i community attended a special gathering hosted by the King
and Queen of Norway. Up to 90 representatives from diverse...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 25 October 2015
Up to 18 faith-based and youth organizations gathered earlier this month, together
with a member of the Malaysian Parliament, for a conference...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands, 23 October 2015
Recognition of the oneness of humankind is critical as the movement of refugees across
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, Canada, 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.