Category: #7Bahais7years

#ReleaseBahai7 NOT ANOTHER YEAR of missing graduations, weddings, and births! Today’s blog will honour Mahvash Sabet and Fariba Kamalabadi, the two women arrested in 2008 for simply being, nothing more and nothing less, members of the Baha’i Faith. Mahvash Sabet was born on 4 February 1953 in Ardestan. She began her professional career as a teacher and […]

Nine years ago, seven innocent men and women were rounded up by Iranian authorities and thrown into the infamous Evin prison solely because of their religious beliefs. The seven were the ad hoc, appointed leaders of the Iranian Baha’i community, which has undergone severe persecution since the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Over the last 38 years, […]

This year marks the 9th anniversary that 7 leaders of the Baha’i Faith have been imprisoned by the Iranian government for one reason only. Not because these 7 leaders are trying to overthrow the government (Baha’is are forbidden by our religious texts to do this). Not because these 7 leaders did anything illegal (Baha’is are […]

Topic: Situation of Iranian Baha’is NEW YORK—20 May 2015— Today is the day the world will honor Vahid Tizfahm, who has been wrongfully imprisoned since 2008 solely for his religious beliefs, as part of the global “Seven Days in Remembrance of Seven Years in Prison for the Seven Baha’i Leaders” campaign. Mr. Tizfahm, 42, is an […]

Topic:   Situation of Iranian Baha’is NEW YORK—19 May 2015— Today is the day the world will honor Behrouz Tavakkoli, who has been wrongfully imprisoned since 2008 solely for his religious beliefs, as part of the global “Seven Days in Remembrance of Seven Years in Prison for the Seven Baha’i Leaders” campaign. Mr. Tavakkoli, 63, is […]

Topic: Situation of Iranian Baha’is NEW YORK—18 May 2015— Today is the day the world will honor Saeid Rezaie, who has been wrongfully imprisoned since 2008 solely for his religious beliefs, as part of the global “Seven Days in Remembrance of Seven Years in Prison for the Seven Baha’i Leaders” campaign. Mr. Rezaie, 57, is an […]

Topic:    Situation of Iranian Baha’is NEW YORK—17 May 2015— Today is the day the world will honor Afif Naeimi, who has been wrongfully imprisoned since 2008 solely for his religious beliefs, as part of the global “Seven Days in Remembrance of Seven Years in Prison for the Seven Baha’i Leaders” campaign. Afif Naeimi, 53, is […]