Bahá’í World News Service
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 25 August 2017
This month, a new Pilgrim Reception Centre opened at the Baha’i World Centre, ready
to receive a growing number of pilgrims and visitors.
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 21 August 2017
Marking another stage in the process of building a local Baha’i House of Worship in
Cambodia, the Greatest Name was raised within the Temple yesterday.
SINGAPORE, 15 August 2017
Recent tributes in honor of the bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah include a
letter from Singapore's Prime Minister.
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 11 August 2017
As the dates of the dedication of Battambang's Temple approach on 1 and 2 September,
new aerial footage shows the final stages of its construction.
KENILWORTH, United Kingdom, 8 August 2017
As the actor Earl Cameron turns 100, he reflects on his life of working towards equality
in the film industry.
YANGON, Myanmar, 30 July 2017
Nobel Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi invited faith representatives together to commemorate
the seventieth anniversary of her father's death.
BIC NEW YORK, 25 July 2017
The accused murderer of a Baha'i in Yazd will face only 11 years in prison, owing
to the religious discrimination in Iran's penal code.
BIC GENEVA, 21 July 2017
Three decades ago, barred from higher education, the Baha’is of Iran embarked on a
remarkable journey to educate their youth.
BRUSSELS, 18 July 2017
As the EU contemplates the future of Europe, the BIC urges it to act with the whole
world in mind.
NEW DELHI, 12 July 2017
The Baha’i House of Worship in New Delhi was the venue for a thoughtful and profound
exchange on overcoming differences and building social harmony.
MADRID, 2 July 2017
On the International Day of Refugees, faith and non-governmental groups in Spain gathered
to raise consciousness about migration and the need for greater action.
LIBREVILLE, Gabon, 27 June 2017
African leaders from various sectors of society explored environmental goals for the
continent at a meeting in Gabon this month.
TANNA, Vanuatu, 21 June 2017
Over a thousand participants gathered at the unveiling of the Temple design in Tanna,
in a spirit of joy and unity.
TANNA, Vanuatu, 18 June 2017
The design of the local House of Worship to be built in Tanna, Vanuatu, was unveiled
MELBOURNE, Australia, 13 June 2017
A video featuring pop music singer Nathaniel shares words of Baha’u’llah through music.
NEW YORK, 4 June 2017
Education is Not a Crime is a street art campaign to raise awareness for human rights
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, 1 June 2017
As the Baha'i community prepares to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of
Baha'u'llah, the Harvard Divinity School also commemorates its bicentenary.
OTTAWA, Canada, 24 May 2017
Canada is commemorating 150 years of its confederation by focusing on diversity as
a resource for collective advancement.
VENICE, Italy, 16 May 2017
Mark Tobey was an American painter whose influence on art in the twentieth century
is being recognized again after many decades.
SANA'A, Yemen, 17 May 2017
Tribal leaders and human rights activists led a demonstration calling for an end to
the persecution of Baha'is in Yemen.