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U.S. House of Representatives Passes 11th Resolution Condemning the Persecution of Bahá'ís in Iran

On October 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, by a vote of 407-2, a resolution condemning the government of Iran for “state-sponsored persecution of its Bahá’í minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.” H.Res.175 is the eleventh congressional resolution since 1982 to address the religious oppression of the Bahá’ís […]

World Focus online radio show on the Baha'is in Iran

World Focus, PBS’s nightly international news program, aired a live online radio program on Tuesday, March 17, that explored the Baha’i Faith and modern Iran. The program covered the background and history of the persecution of the Baha’i community in Iran with a particular focus on the arrest and forthcoming trial of the seven national […]

Grieboski Report Podcast on the trial of Baha'i leaders in Iran

The Grieboski Report aired an interview today between Joseph Grieboski, President of the Institute for Religion and Public Policy and Kit Bigelow, director of external affairs of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the U.S:

The Baha’i Situation in Iran is Deteriorating!

Ms. Kit Bigelow, the Director of External Affairs of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United States was interviewed by Radio Farda’s reporter, Newsha Boghrati. Iran Press Watch has published an English translation of this interview.

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Resolution Condemning the Persecution of Baha’is in Iran

WASHINGTON, August 1 2008 – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran. H. RES. 1008 is the tenth congressional resolution since 1982 on the Baha’is in Iran.

Iran Working Group examines the situation of ethnic and religious minorities

On Thursday, March 13, witnesses testified about the human rights situations of Iran’s ethnic and religious minorities before the Iran Working Group, a Congressional body co-chaired by Congressman Mark Kirk and Congressman Robert Andrews. The meeting included a testimony on the situation of the Baha’is in Iran, by Ms. Kit Bigelow, Director of External Affairs […]

Ahmadinejad Meets Clerics, and Decibels Drop a Notch

The New York Times published an article by Laurie Goodstein about the president of Iran’s meeting with Christian leaders from the United States and Canada. The Baha’is were asked to comment about this event, and the following reference was included in the article: “But even the Bahais, a minority religious group that has suffered persecution […]

Persecution of the Baha'is in Iran discussed on "State of Belief" radio show

Kit Bigelow, director of external affairs for the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the U.S. was a guest on the Interfaith Alliance’s “State of Belief” radio show. Ms. Bigelow commented on the current persecution of the Baha’is in Iran. You can read more about the program here