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 talk given in Persian by Payam Zamani is called: سر مشقى براى وحدت نژادى، مرورى بر تاريخ و آموزه هاي ديانت بهائى (Race Unity & the Baha’i Faith) It was given in at the 2020 Grand Canyon Baha’i Conference (held online).
Payam Zamani is the founder, chairman, and CEO of One Planet Group, a hybrid tech firm that owns and operates a suite of online technology and media businesses. He is also the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of BahaiTeachings.org, and is an early-stage investor. Payam came to the United States as a 16-year-old Baha’i refugee. He’s built One Planet on a model not focused solely on financial success, but with an ethos of sacrificial giving and universal philanthropy, believing that businesses should consider the betterment of the world and be a source of good.
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.