- Debate highlights dangerous escalation of religious persecution in Iran
- January 13th, 2012
[BWNS, 13 Jan. 2012] — Members of Parliament here have sharply criticized Iran for its human rights violations, focusing especially on the “steep rise” in the persecution of religious minorities.
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- Nasser | January 13th, 2012 - 10:27 pm
This is an incredible efforts by people from around the world started to understand the severity of ongoing persecution of the Baha’is in Iran, who , peacefully and tirelessly sacrificing their lives and material belongings to bring about Justice in that country in the past 160 years. The suffering of Baha’is in Iran, for all sort of persecution and discrimination in the hands of Islamic government and its hatred inciting associated groups, increasingly becoming a shameful act of human rights abuse in recent history , but on the other hand people from all stratum of society increasingly and wholeheartedly offering their support to eliminate injustice against the Baha’is in Iran.
- Farzan | January 24th, 2012 - 7:18 am
In recent disturbing news of ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran, purely due to their religious conviction, the authorities in Sanandaj city want to repossess yet another Baha’i cemetery!! – Please read the full story on this site.
A careful study and follow up on human rights abuse against Baha’is in Iran will reveal that the authorities in that country have taken similar desperate action against Baha’is almost in all cities and regional areas in the country. The arrest and imprisonment of Baha’i academics involved in providing higher education for Baha’i youth, through a legitimate online university, who are deprived from entering normal higher education system in Iran, is another example of this ongoing inhuman behaviour of Iranian authorities against its own people.
Same pattern of shameless behaviour being repeated by the Iranian authorities over and over again: Authorities give the Baha’is a parcel of land far away from any urban facilities in a rocky mountainside as a cemetery and Baha’is put their heart and soul to develop the area and then after many years repossess the place and repeat the same disrespect behaviour with dead bodies as they do with them when they are alive! Then the authorities allow the Baha’is to start a higher education institution to educate young Baha’is for offering a better service to the country, once again, suddenly authorities change their mind, attack and arrest the academics and administrators, who put their heart and soul in providing higher education for the betterment of country, close the Baha’i university and imprison the innocent and hard working people with a fabricated charges such as dangerous to the security of the country and other similar charges that all are too familiar for everyone around the world!
All these strange and extremely shameful and brutal behaviour by the Iranian authorities and its hatred-inciting elements is nothing but a sign of confusion and frustration by the authorities. The determination and resolution of the Baha’i community in Iran in NOT taking any revenge or violent action against all outrageous and brutal behaviour of the authorities will continue to confuse Iranian Islamic government and at the same time it will continue to gain international support in defending the Iranian Baha’is by many governments, organisations and individuals around the world.