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  1. Young Woman's Quest for Higher Education Exposes Iran's Discrimination Against Baha'isRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    ... education. Since receiving her first rejection she has been actively writing about the daily persecution she and other Bahai's are forced to endure on her Facebook page. The Baha'i community is one of the most severely persecuted religious ...

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  2. Yemen: Baha'i Adherent Faces Death PenaltyRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Humans Rights Watch

    Yemeni authorities should drop all charges against a member of the Baha'i faith detained since December 2013, apparently for his religious beliefs. Prosecutors are expected to seek the death penalty for Hamed Kamal Muhammad bin Haydara in a court hearing scheduled for April 3, 2016.

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  3. Iranian Judiciary Took No Action despite Formal Complaint Detailing Torture of Baha'is in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Details of torture inflicted upon twelve Baha'is by interrogators three years ago at Amir Abad prison and detention centers in Iran's Golestan Province-and the Iranian Judiciary's complete lack of any response to the formal letter of complaint that was sent in 2012 by the victims of that torture to the head of the Judiciary of Golestan Province, were recently revealed to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. A copy of the six-page, typed, formal letter of complaint was obtained by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

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  4. Grapevine: Purim plethoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    President Reuven Rivlin earlier in the week went to Hadassah-University Medical Center in Ein Kerem to celebrate Purim with some 100 excited children. PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN distributes Purim gifts to patients at Hadassah-University Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem earlier this week..

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  5. Grapevine: Didn't mean to rain on their paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    At the funeral of Dagan, aside from leading figures from Israel's security establishment who accompanied him on his final journey, the security aspect was emphasized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin watch as Meir Dagan is laid to rest in Rosh Pina, Sunday March 20.. It certainly wasn't the intention of Israel's ninth president Shimon Peres to rain on the parade of the Bahai community, which on Tuesday evening celebrated its Naw Ruz, the Bahai New Year.

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  6. Baha'i Calendar BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | The Free Dictionary

    Years are composed of 19 months of 19 days each, plus an extra period of "Intercalary Days" . Years in the calendar begin at the vernal equinox, and are counted with the date notation of BE , with 21 March 1844 CE being the first day of the first year.

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  7. Baha'i community celebrates Nouruz festival : March 21, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Daily Times

    ... ed from fasting, as are pregnant or nursing mothers, travellers and those doing heavy physical work. The principles of Bahai community include the oneness of mankind, abolishing racial and class prejudice and the equality of men and women.

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  8. Baha'is of McAllen to mark New YearRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    ... hristianity. The World Center of the Baha'i Faith is in Haifa, Israel. For more information, visit the web site at www.bahai.org or www.bahai.us or call (800) 22-UNITE.

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  9. Bishop to challenge Iran's foreign minister over treatment of Baha'i minorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | ABC News

    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has vowed to raise Iran's human rights record in meetings with her Iranian counterpart in Canberra this week. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will meet with Ms Bishop, Trade Minister Steve Ciobo and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, and hopes to meet Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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  10. Nevada Governor congratulates inter-religious dialogue 'Faith Forum' on 5th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Merinews

    Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has congratulated "Faith Forum", a highly popular one-of-a-kind weekly multi-faith dialogue on religion at a Pulitzer winner Gannett publication in Nevada, on completion of five years. In a signed "Certificate of Recognition" presented to Faith Forum, Sandoval wrote: As Governor of the State of Nevada, I congratulate you on your fifth anniversary and I thank you for your continued dedication to promoting a multi-faith dialogue within our community.

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  11. Unity, oneness, spirit of service help make up Baha'i faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    For 19 days each March, Leah Roberts fasts from sunrise to sunset as a follower of the Baha'i faith. In the tradition of the faith Baha'i, a monotheistic religion founded by 19th century Baha'u'llah, March marks a time to reflect on one's personal connection with God.

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  12. Baha'i exhibit in Bothell all about awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | HeraldNet

    For more than 160 years, Iranian Baha'i have faced religious persecution for their beliefs, facing expulsion from civil, government and educational institutions. In response to this repression, the Baha'i formed their own system of underground education known as the Baha'i Institute of Higher Education, which has grown into an international organization.

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  13. Weekly inter-religious dialogue at Nevada newspaper completes 5 yearsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Merinews

    "Faith Forum", a highly popular one-of-a-kind weekly multi-faith dialogue on religion at a Pulitzer winner Gannett publication in Nevada, has completed five years. Distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed, who has been bestowed with "World Interfaith Leader Award", leads a panel of leaders of various religions and denominations to produce this weekly discussion Forum on Sundays at Reno Gazette-Journal , involving important religious issues affecting the area-country-world.

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  14. Local Baha'i community rallies to raise awareness about education discrimination in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Kenmore Reporter

    For more than 160 years, Iranian Baha'i have faced religious persecution for their beliefs, facing expulsion from civil, government and educational institutions. In response to this repression, the Baha'i formed their own system of underground education known as the Baha'i Institute of Higher Education , which has grown into an international organization.

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  15. 'Through comedy, I'm trying to be a solution in a crazy world': Omid Djalili interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    "PLEASE don't make me sound like I am taking myself too seriously," begs comedian Omid Djalili. "My wife just can't bear it when I come across like that.

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  16. 'Through comedy, I'm trying to be a solution in a crazy world': Omid Djalili interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    "PLEASE don't make me sound like I am taking myself too seriously," begs comedian Omid Djalili. "My wife just can't bear it when I come across like that.

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  17. Oklahoma spiritual leaders plan interfaith campaign to promote peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    Volunteers from the interfaith community escort Muslims past protesters as Muslims gather Feb. 27, 2015 at the state Capitol for "Muslim Day at the Capitol," an event sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Oklahoma. [Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman] It's been almost a year since the first "Muslim Day at the Capitol" but religious leaders around the city are still talking about it.

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  18. 'Through comedy, I'm trying to be a solution in a crazy world': Omid Djalili interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    "PLEASE don't make me sound like I am taking myself too seriously," begs comedian Omid Djalili. "My wife just can't bear it when I come across like that.

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  19. Problems in EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... hand, there is Israel: A democratic society that guarantees human rights to all citizens, Jews, Christians, Muslims, Bahai, protects religious sites and has made many good faith attempts to reach an agreement with the Palestinians. Israel is a good ...

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  20. Religious diversity celebrated in FremontRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    Attendees at the third annual World Interfaith Harmony Celebration on Saturday listen to a speaker at the Veterans Memorial Building in Fremont. Photo courtesy of Moina Shaiq Maha Elgenaidi, founder and chief executive officer of Islamic Networks Group, speaks about Islam on Saturday at the third annual World Interfaith Harmony Celebration at the Veterans Memorial Building in Fremont.

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