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Three years on, Iran’s imprisoned Baha’i leaders symbolize the oppression of a nation

In the United States, some 300 congressional staff, representatives from human rights groups, media personnel and community members, attended a meeting at Washington’s Hart Senate Office building on 12 May, while a worldwide audience logged on to a live webcast of the event.


  • A poster, issued by the United4Iran campaign, showing the total days spent in prison by Iran’s seven Baha’i leaders at the conclusion of their third year. The… »

  • Grammy award-winning musician KC Porter sings his new composition, titled “Yaran” – dedicated to the seven Baha’i leaders – at a reception marking the third… »

  • Mehrzad Mumtahan – a nephew of Baha’i prisoner, Saeid Rezaei – reading a prayer at a special service in the Baha’i House of Worship, Sydney, Australia. The… »

  • The choir of the Sydney Baha’i House of Worship, performed at a special service marking the third anniversary of the arrests of Iran’s seven Baha’i leaders. The… »

The event was hosted by U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, who spoke about a resolution he recently introduced condemning the persecution of the Baha’is.

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