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.
This short video, produced by the Australian Baha’i Community, shares how efforts in the field of social and economic development comprise a spectrum of activities, and to a large extent, reflect the degree to which the process of community building set in motion by the Australian Baha’i community has taken root in various localities. These efforts seek to promote the social and material well-being of people of all walks of life, whatever their beliefs or background. They represent the efforts of individuals, groups, and Baha’i governing councils to apply spiritual principles the achievement of material and social progress.
For more videos like this one, please visit the YouTube channel of the Australian Baha’i Community: https://bit.ly/3mZR3qK
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