#PaintTheChange: New Campaign for Baha’is in Iran

Education Is Not a Crime is back with a brand new campaign for the Baha’is in Iran! #PaintTheChange you want to see in the world: www.paintthechange.me

Education Is Not A Crime mixes old-school street art and shiny new smartphones to fight for human rights in Iran.

The Baha’is are Iran’s largest religious minority. But Iran’s government has persecuted them since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Businesses are torched, people are fired from their jobs, thousands are harassed and jailed, and hundreds have been killed.

The government also bans the Baha’is from teaching and studying in Iranian universities. But they do teach and they do study – in secret.

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Here’s a Baha’i Blog artcile explaining some background to the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran: Some Background to the Persecution of the Baha’is in Iran

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Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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