Compiled below is a list of some online resources, containing further information
about the situation of the Baha’is in Iran, in particular the campaign to deny Baha’i
students access to higher education.
On 26 August 2011, the Baha'i International Community called upon Iran's minister
for higher education to end "the unjust and oppressive practices" that bar Baha'is
and other young Iranians from university.
Read the letter in English here
Read the letter in Persian here
The 2008 edition of The Baha'i Question: Cultural Cleansing in Iran, the Baha'i International
Community’s main informational booklet about the persecution of Iran’s Baha'i community,
can be downloaded as a PDF here.
A document – prepared by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran – titled,
Punishing Stars: Systematic Discrimination and Exclusion in Iranian Higher Education – based on interviews with students barred from higher education including Baha’is.
The 2005 Baha’i International Community publication on access to education in Iran.
Further information about Iran’s 1991 secret memorandum on the “Baha’i Question”.
The confidential letter from Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology to
81 universities, instructing them to expel any student who is discovered to be a Baha’i.
Regular bulletins on the situation of the Baha’is in Iran can be found on the “Iran
Update” pages of the Baha’i World News Service.
The International Reaction page of the Baha'i World News service is regularly updated
with responses from governments, nongovernmental organizations, and prominent individuals,
to actions taken against the Baha'is of Iran.
The Media Reports page presents a digest of media coverage on the situation of the
Baha’is in Iran from around the world.