“Education is Not a Crime” gains momentum

LOS ANGELES — Education is Not a Crime, a worldwide campaign drawing attention to the constructive response of the Baha’i community to the Iranian government’s systematic denial of university education to young Baha’is, is gaining momentum as it nears its global day of action, 27 February. The campaign’s website highlights the breadth of efforts by…

Destruction of historic Baha’i cemetery under way in Iran

NEW YORK — The Baha’i International Community was shocked to hear the news that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has begun excavation in a historically important Baha’i cemetery in Shiraz. The site is, among other things, the resting place of ten Baha’i women whose cruel hanging in 1983 came to symbolize the government’s deadly persecution of Baha’is….