Bahá’í World News Service
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.
AGUA AZUL, Colombia, 14 May 2017
New aerial video footage shows the progress on the construction of the local Baha'i
House of Worship in Colombia, which began officially in January.
NEW YORK, 12 May 2017
Seven Iranian Baha’i leaders were imprisoned nine years ago. The BIC’s campaign “Not
Another Year” calls for their release.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 7 May 2017
Baha'i communities around the world recently celebrated the festival of Ridvan.
BRUSSELS, 30 April 2017
The Brussels Office of the Baha'i International Community has released a statement
on resilience and peace to the European Union.
NIKKI, Benin, 24 April 2017
In an eastern region of Benin, a chief of the Fula tribe has been working for unity
BIC NEW YORK, 21 April 2017
Authorities in Sana'a, Yemen, have ordered the arrest of 25 Baha'is.
OSLO, Norway, 17 April 2017
Renowned composer Lasse Thoresen's new work highlights the poetry of Mahvash Sabet,
wrongfully imprisoned in Iran for being a Baha'i.
BERLIN, Germany, 13 April 2017
In Germany, a changing social and cultural landscape is giving rise to a dialogue
on the place of religion in society.
BEIRUT, 9 April 2017
A conference organized by the United Nations in Beirut explored the fundamental contribution
of religion to the promotion of human honor and societal harmony.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 6 April 2017
BIC's annual receptions for Baha'i New Year in Akka and Jerusalem brought together
religious and civil society leaders.
NEW DELHI, 3 April 2017
President of India releases message in honor of bicentenary year of the birth of Baha'u'llah
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 29 March 2017
Recent aerial video footage of the local House of Worship in Battambang highlights
the significant progress that has been made.
BIC NEW YORK, 26 March 2017
The Baha'i International Community participated in the Commission on the Status of
Women—the single largest international forum on women's rights and empowerment.
WASHINGTON, 19 March 2017
A recent case study from the Brookings Institution highlights the Baha'i-inspired
initiative Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial in Latin America.
BIC NEW YORK, 9 March 2017
Women play a pivotal role in social transformation when they are able to participate
meaningfully in every sphere of life.