People who practice the Baha’i Faith in Iran are denied many civil liberties, like access to higher education, and in this special NBC Bay Area news story, reporter Garvin Thomas looks at how they get around the ban with secret distance learning.
This report is part of an NBC Bay Area series called ‘Keeping Up In The Classroom‘.
Find out more about the Baha’i Institute for Higher Education (BIHE) here: www.bihe.org
Learn about the history of the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran here: Some Background to the Persecution of the Baha’is in Iran
Stay up to date with the current situation of the Baha’is in Iran here: www.bic.org/focus-areas/situation-iranian-bahais
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.