Bahá’í World News Service
NEW YORK, 19 December 2016
By a vote of 85 to 35 with 63 abstentions, the UN General Assembly approved a resolution
expressing “serious concern” about human rights in Iran.
LONDON, 15 December 2016
A seminar on the national level in the United Kingdom explores the role of dialogue
in social cohesion.
SANTIAGO, Chile, 6 December 2016
Since the inauguration of the Continental House of Worship for South America in October,
over 40,000 people have visited the Temple in Santiago.
BIC NEW YORK, 28 November 2016
Religious leaders have a responsibility to consider if their actions are helping people
learn how to live together—or keeping them apart.
JAKARTA, Indonesia, 18 November 2016
The BIC Regional Office in Jakarta, established two years ago, has been exploring
the unique contribution of religion to peace.
UNITED NATIONS, 16 November 2016
Yesterday, the UN expressed serious concerns about "severe limits" on the right to
freedom of religion or belief in Iran.
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 8 November 2016
In preparation for the local House of Worship, hundreds of volunteers in the community
are participating in a gardening project on the Temple grounds.
NEW YORK, 7 November 2016
Over 100 Baha’i-owned businesses in Iran have been sealed by Iranian authorities after
they closed to observe two Baha’i holy days in November.
3 November 2016
Ayatollah Tehrani has divided one of his paintings into eight sections and dedicated
each piece to a different religious group in Iran.
BARCELONA, Spain, 28 October 2016
A new publication exploring the contribution of religion to new modes of organization
has been released in Spain.
NEW YORK, 26 October 2016
Farhang Amiri, 63, was stabbed to death by two men outside his home on 26 September
in Yazd, Iran.
QUITO, Ecuador, 21 October 2016
A fundamental reimagining of collective living is needed, said the Baha'i International
Community at a UN conference in Ecuador.
SANTIAGO, Chile, 17 October 2016
As the sun rose behind the Andes, more than 250 people representing various indigenous
populations of South America entered the newly-dedicated...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 16 October 2016
On the second day of the conference marking the opening of the final continental Baha'i
House of Worship, participants reflected on the significance...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 15 October 2016
The vibrant color, music, and splendor of the cultures of South America’s diverse
peoples were on display at the opening of a historic conference...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 13 October 2016
On the outskirts of Santiago, in the foothills of the Andes, an extraordinary event
took place today—the long-anticipated public dedication of...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 12 October 2016
After 14 years, the architect of the Chile Temple reflects on the process.
The dedication of the Baha'i House of Worship taking place in Santiago, Chile, signifies
a historic conclusion to a century-long process of raising...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 11 October 2016
The final newsreel on the construction of the Baha'i House of Worship for South America
has been released as the highly-anticipated dedication...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 7 October 2016
Africa has a great contribution to make to the future of world civilization, explains
Prof. Techeste Ahderom, representative of the Baha'i International...