Shamim Etehadi and Yazd Cemetery

For over 160 years, the government of Iran has prosecuted religious minorities and jailed political activists, arresting them based on false and baseless  accusations ranging from espionage, treason and spying for the enemy. The members of such minority groups have suffered tremendously … Continue reading

Friends from the Heart, Forever

Wall of Love

Distance is annihilated and prevents not the close and intimate association of two souls that are closely attached in heart even though they may be in two different countries. (‘Abdu’l-Bahá, “Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, p. 101) Since mid-November, … Continue reading

“If I were a Baha’i”

Baha'is in Ismailia, Egypt 1926

Egypt is a wonderful country. Its people are hospitable, rich in history and are blessed with many wonderful talents, laureates, and notable figures that have brought a positive impact to the world. Unfortunately, in the past few years it has faced … Continue reading

Gun Control Economics


Today, twenty children and six adults were killed in a shooting in Newton, Connecticut [BBC Link]. Among the killed was the killer, who took away his life after committing his massacre. In 2012 alone, there has been four mass shootings. … Continue reading