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Outcry over appalling death sentence of Yemeni Baha’i – BWNS

Image of the Old City of Sana’a. Image by Rod Waddington. (BWNS)

 

The appalling death sentence of Yemeni Baha’i, Mr. Hamed bin Haydara, provokes regional outcry. Local judge calls for “dissolution of all elected Baha’i institutions, placing the entire Baha’i community in imminent danger.”  Read full article here

The Golden Rule: As Expressed in many religions

Being a Baha’i is to embrace the foundations of all Faith’s. Read more

Celebrating Ayyam-i-Ha: A Holiday You Haven’t Heard Of – by By Homa Sabet Tavangar

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I found this wonderful article by Homa Sabet Tavangar in the HuffPost this morning and wanted to share it with all of you. In a changing world deeply entrenched in rituals and traditions that shape its multitude of cultures, Homa shares her ideas and views of how to build traditions for her children in a faith with “virtually no rituals” – the Baha’i Faith. Hope you enjoy reading this as much as I did.  Read the full article here.

 

Follow Homa Sabet Tavangar on Twitter: www.twitter.com/growingupglobal

 

Visit Homa’s website “Growing Up Global”: http://growingupglobal.net

 

Hartmut Grossmann, 1933–2017 – BWNS

BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE — Hartmut Grossmann, former member of the Universal House of Justice, passed away on 17 December in Germany.  Full article here

Arabic Calligraphy Art Work by Diaa Mzehem

“Followers of the Gospel,” Bahá’u’lláh addressing the whole of Christendom exclaims, “behold the gates of heaven are flung open. Read more

Third member of Yaran completes 10 year sentence – BWNS

Breaking News! The BIC reports that Behrooz Tavakkoli, member of the Baha’is of Iran who was imprisoned for his religious beliefs, has just been released from prison.  Welcome home dearest Behrooz!  

Read the full article here.

Day of the Covenant

 

??Happy Day of the Covenant. Read more

Three Baha’is Barred From University in Iran Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

November 10, 2017 Image and Article by the Center for Human Rights in Iran 

 

Imagine being thrown in jail for visiting a Baha’i Temple or posting a message from the Universal House of Justice on Facebook! Read more

“Light to the World”: Film about Baha’u’llah released online

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BWNS – 18 October 2017
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE — “Light to the World,” a film about the life and teachings of Baha’u’llah commissioned by the Universal House of Justice was released today on the official website for the bicentenary commemoration. “Light to the World” is available in all the languages of the Bicentenary site: English, Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Hindi, Persian, Arabic and Swahili. Film available for live-stream or download HERE

 
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