Bahá’í World News Service
BIC GENEVA, March 5, 2021
Campaign calling for the return of ancestral lands to Bahá’ís in Ivel generates unprecedented global outpouring of solidarity from officials and prominent figures.
SINGAPORE, March 4, 2021
The Nineteen Day Feast—regular gatherings dedicated to prayer, consultation, and fellowship—has been added to Singapore’s intangible cultural heritage list.
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo , February 28, 2021
Completion of the floor slab marks a key milestone in the construction of the temple in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as exterior of Kenya temple nears completion.
SYDNEY, February 26, 2021
Farmers as well as agricultural scientists and policy makers in several countries have joined the growing outcry at Iran’s seizure of lands belonging to Bahá’í farmers.
HARGAWAN, India, February 21, 2021
Historic ceremony marks start of construction for the first local Bahá’í House of Worship in India.
BIC GENEVA, February 18, 2021
An extraordinary wave of support from Muslim leaders, government officials, and parliamentarians comes as persecution of Iran’s Bahá’í community intensifies.
BAHÁ’Í WORLD CENTRE, February 15, 2021
Custom-made formwork that will be used to mold plaza walls has been assembled as berm walls rise and work on garden paths advances.
BIC GENEVA, February 13, 2021
Former PM, justice ministers, and Supreme Court judges are among high-ranking legal professionals condemning recent court ruling to confiscate Bahá’í properties.
BIC NEW YORK, February 12, 2021
A BIC statement to the 59th session of the UN Commission for Social Development was at the heart of discussions Wednesday on AI.
INDORE, India, February 10, 2021
Researchers and practitioners gather to explore insights into the complex and multidimensional challenges related to the availability of and access to food.
BIC New York, February 3, 2021
The film on equality between women and men premiered today and marks the 25th Anniversary of the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
BARO, Chad, January 31, 2021
Prompted by a desire for social progress, traditional chiefs gather to discuss their shared responsibility for the well-being of their people.
BAHÁ’Í WORLD CENTRE, January 26, 2021
With work on berm foundations completed, structural reinforcements are now being put in place for one of the walls enclosing the south plaza.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea , January 22, 2021
Event marking World Religion Day brings religious communities together around what binds them all together.
BAHÁ’Í WORLD CENTRE, January 17, 2021
Website enhancements, including a “Special Collections” section, complement the release of two new essays.
SIGUATEPEQUE, Honduras , January 13, 2021
An emergency committee established by the Bahá’í National Spiritual Assembly of Honduras early in the pandemic is adapting to assist with new crises.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu, January 7, 2021
As the country celebrates 40 years of independence, questions about the need for moral education have come to the fore.
BAHÁ’Í WORLD CENTRE, December 31, 2020
The Bahá’í world intensified its activities in the face of an unprecedented global health crisis, fostering resilience in society, offering hope in a time of great need.
BAHÁ’Í WORLD CENTRE, December 30, 2020
A collection of photographs from stories over the past 12 months on developments in the global Bahá’í community in response to the global health crisis.
TUNIS, Tunisia, December 24, 2020
Bahá’ís of Tunisia hold gathering on coexistence and citizenship, bringing together officials and representatives of religious communities to mark UN Human Rights Day.