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Shellharbour Baha'i heroine demonstrated steadfastness


When Ghodsieh Vahdat arrived in Australia from Iran in 1984, she was already a heroine of the Baha’i Faith and bore visible marks that testified to her steadfastness in her faith.

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Her cry for help


You wouldn’t think that a country of 70 million would be bothered by a tiny minority of 300,000 – at 0.4 per cent of the population, it’s hardly a threat to state security.                              Read more

The seven Baha’is who have been arrested are, seated from left, Behrouz Tavakkoli and Saeid Rezaie, and, standing, Fariba Kamalabadi, Vahid Tizfahm, Jamaloddin Khanjani, Afif Naeimi, and Mahvash Sabet. All are from Tehran.

Iranian Baha’i leaders being held incommunicado; growing concern for their fate


NEW YORK — Six Baha’i leaders who were arrested nearly two weeks ago are being held incommunicado, without access to lawyers or relatives, and the Baha’i International Community is increasingly concerned about their fate. “Although initial reports indicated they were taken to Evin prison, in fact we don’t know where they are, and we are extremely concerned,”

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Festival in the Forest 2008

Baha'i shrines selected for World Heritage recognition

QUEBEC CITY – A United Nations committee meeting here has determined that two Baha’i shrines in Israel possess “outstanding universal value” and should be considered as part of the cultural heritage of humanity.

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The Shrine of Bab, Haifa, Israel The Bahai House of Worship, Sydney, AustraliaThe Bahai House of Worship USA, Chicago, Illinois The Bahai House of Worship Africa, Kampala, Uganda The Bahai House of Worship Europe, Frankfurt, Germany The Bahai House of Worship Middle America, Panama City, Panama The Bahai House of Worship Asia-Pacific, Apia The Bahai House of Worship India, New Delhi The Bahai House of Worship in South America, Chile


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