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Faith and peace explored in Pakistan

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:00pm
At an international conference of faith leaders, a Baha’i representative highlights the role of religion in fostering peace.

Third member of Yaran completes 10 year sentence

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:00pm
Imprisoned for religious beliefs, Behrooz Tavakkoli, member of the former leadership group of the Baha’is of Iran, has completed his unjust sentence.

Special session marks bicentenary in Brazil’s Congress

Bahá'í World News Service - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:00pm
Members of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies held a special session yesterday to speak about the life and teachings of Baha'u'llah.

Structure & spirit: Italian museum features Baha’i architecture

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:00pm
Iconic Baha'i buildings, constructed with Italian marble, were featured in a month-long exhibition at the Palladio museum.

Community galvanized as Temple’s construction proceeds

Bahá'í World News Service - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:00pm
In Norte del Cauca, under the watchful gaze of the Andes, amongst forest and farmland, the clear form of the local House of Worship is rising above the fields.

UN condemns Iran’s human rights violations for 30th time

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:00pm
In a vote today, the United Nations General Assembly rebuked Iran for continuing human rights violations.

Exhibition of Baha’u’llah’s writings opens at British Museum

Bahá'í World News Service - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:00pm
Baha’u’llah’s original writings and certain items associated with His life are on display at the British Museum until January 2018.

Law conference highlights atrocities against religious minorities

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Freedom of religion or belief was among topics explored at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law conference.

Bicentenary website to remain resource, inspiration

Bahá'í World News Service - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:00pm
With recordings from celebrations at Houses of Worship and a final sampling of reports posted, coverage on the bicentenary website now comes to a close.

Second member of Yaran released

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 11:00pm
Former member of the Yaran, Fariba Kamalabadi, has been released after a long, unjust prison sentence.

Bicentenary celebration at BIC Addis Ababa

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 11:00pm
The BIC Addis Ababa Office hosted a celebration of the bicentenary of Baha’u’llah’s birth with 150 guests.

Attacks in Yemen and Iran coincide with bicentenary period

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:00pm
Security forces opened fire on a small gathering in Yemen yesterday. Persecution in Iran intensifies.

Sunset in Hawaii closes extraordinary period of worldwide celebrations

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:00pm
In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, communities around the globe offered celebrations befitting the teachings He brought to the world.

World illumined by light of bicentenaries

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:00pm
Bicentenary celebrations continue to span the globe.

Sunset brings light over Oceania, Asia, Africa

Bahá'í World News Service - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:00pm
Diverse celebrations marking the bicentenary unfolded accross the Pacific, Asia, and Africa.

Bicentenary website shifts to focus on 72 hours of celebration

Bahá'í World News Service - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:00pm
As the worldwide period of bicentenary celebrations commences, the special anniversary website has undergone a transformation.

200th anniversary sparks thoughtful reflections at BIC celebrations

Bahá'í World News Service - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:00pm
The BIC Offices in New York, Geneva, and Brussels recently held receptions to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah.

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

Bahá'í World News Service - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:00pm
The feature film “Light to the World” was released today on the official website for the bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah.

As the earth turns on its axis, torch is passed on to Europe and the Americas

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Celebrations of the bicentenary of the birth of Baha’u’llah continue in the world.

Baha'i communities receive more public messages

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 11:00pm
The Prime Minister of the U.K., President of Austria, and a former President of the U.S.A. have sent messages to their respective Baha'i communities.

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