Murals as symbols of solidarity, resilience – BWNS

June 4 2017 Education is not a Crime 

Latest news article by the Baha’i World News Services

 

“NEW YORK, United States — Marthalicia Matarrita is a Latina artist from New York City. Although her life is a world away from Iran, Ms. Matarrita’s artwork connected her with Education is Not a Crime, a street art campaign to raise awareness of the denial of education to Baha’i students in Iran.

 

“It is a formally instituted state policy of the Iranian government to ban the Baha’is, Iran’s largest religious minority, from teaching and studying in universities.” – Read the full article featured by the Baha’i World News Service here