Baha’i Community Stunned by Harsh Sentences in Iran

(RNS/ENInews) The Baha’i International Community said the harsh prison sentences meted out against seven Iranian Baha’i leaders are an unjust punishment against innocent people and an entire religious community. The five men and two women imprisoned were...

Baha’i Leaders Sentenced to 20 Years in Iran

(RNS) Seven top leaders of the Baha’i faith who have been incarcerated in Iran since 2008 have each received jail sentences of 20 years after six months of court hearings that ended on June 14, according to the Baha’i World News Service. Bani Dugal,...

Baha’i World Faith

Baha’is, numbering more than 5 million, are found in over 200 countries. There are 110,000 Baha’is in the United States. South Carolina, California, Texas, Georgia and Illinois have the largest concentrations of Baha’is in America. Mirza Husayn-Ali...