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Declaration of the Bab

  • In 1844, Siyyid Ali-Muhammad (known by His title, the Bab, which means "the Gate") announced that He was the bearer of a Divine Revelation whose aim was to prepare the world for a Messenger of God--Baha'u'llah. The anniversary of that declaration is celebrated by Baha'is and their friends all over the world.
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Our Story Is One: The Persecution of Baha’is in Iran

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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.

Iran & UN: Improving Human Rights (Dutch with English subtitles)

May 3, 2015, in Videos > Documentary, by

This film made in The Netherlands, was made to express a longing for the betterment of the human rights situation in Iran.

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is an instrument established by the UN to assist all countries in the world to improve their human rights situations. A UN Special Rapporteur has been assigned to support Iran in its efforts to improve human rights. Will Iran have meaningful conversations in the near future with the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights to help its own citizens?

To watch the video with subtitles in a few other languages, use the links below:

* Persian subtitles: http://youtu.be/tQ9oaAS-3pY
* French subtitles: http://youtu.be/TVOxTSmXyBk
* Portuguese subtitles: http://youtu.be/d1urDXEUsdM

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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.
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