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.
How would you feel if the government shut down your business because you observed a religious holy day?
In this video made by united4iran.org, they put this idea to the test by shutting down shops in the United States to demonstrate just what it’s like for Baha’i shopkeepers in Iran.
United for Iran is a team of issue experts, creative organizers, and Iranian activists that advocates for an end to human rights violations and supports the movement for democracy in Iran. The global United for Iran community acts on behalf of individuals, their families, and the community of people working for a free Iran through organizing, online advocacy and public education. Since 2009, more than 250,000 people from 110 cities have participated in U4I-sponsored activities.
Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.
It is a must to spread the universal truth for this era. The most benevolent and powerful writings of all time that must be under protection, yet critically needs to reveal.
Livai (November 11, 2015 at 5:25 PM)
Baha’is have not shown any respect for my Good Friday, so why should you be concerned or angry when someone else does not respect *your* holy days?
Geuzenpartij (November 11, 2015 at 9:27 PM)