Persecution of the Baha'is of Semnan has included the fire-bombing and vandalizing of homes and Baha'i-owned businesses.
A home in Semnan sprayed with offensive graffiti which, when translated into English, reads: "Down with the pagan Baha'i. Down with America and Britain."
A Baha'i-owned business in Semnan is posted with a notice saying that it has been sealed by the local authorities.
Interior view of a mortuary building used to prepare bodies in the Semnan Baha'i cemetery, after being attacked by arsonists in February 2009.
The Semnan Baha'i cemetery after it was vandalized in February 2009. Approximately 50 gravestones were demolished and the mortuary building was set on fire.
Anti-Baha'i graffiti sprayed on steel water drums and tanks at the Semnan Baha'i cemetery. The graffiti, when translated into English, describes Baha'is as "filthy pagans" and threatens, "We will kill you all."