June 18, 2023 will mark 40 years since 10 Baha’i women were hanged in Shiraz. Their only ‘crime’ was their refusal to renounce their beliefs in a faith that promotes the principles of gender equality, unity, justice, and truthfulness. This collection highlights Baha’i Blog content relating to the ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran.
In Good Faith is a podcast series created by the Office of Public Affairs of the Baha’is of the United Kingdom. It offers a series of conversations around the relationship between religion and the media, part of a wider national conversation of the role of the media in society.
In this second session, we hear from two prominent media figures: Remona Aly, a journalist and broadcaster with a focus on faith, lifestyle and identity, and John McManus who is currently Head of Media and Communications for the Jesuits in Britain. With them we explore truth and principles in media and the influence of print and broadcast journalists on the communities they serve.
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.