Persecution of Bahá'ís
The persecution of Bahá'ís is the religious persecution of Bahá'ís in various countries, especially in Iran, where the Bahá'í Faith originated and the location of one of the largest Bahá'í populations...
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Statements about the persecution of Bahá'ís
The persecution of Bahá'ís refers to the religious persecution of Bahá'ís in various countries, especially in Iran, the location of one of the largest Bahá'í populations in the world. The Bahá'í Faith...
Bahá'í Institute for Higher Education
The Bahá'í Institute for Higher Education (BIHE), popularly known as the Bahá'í Open University, is a university in Iran designed and managed by the Bahá'í community for Iranian Bahá'ís as a Bahá'í sc...
Egyptian identification card controversy
The Egyptian identification card controversy is a series of events, beginning in the 1990s, that created a de facto state of disenfranchisement for Egyptian Bahá'ís, atheists, agnostics, and other Egy...
Political accusations against the Baha'i Faith
Opponents of the Bahá'í Faith, especially (but not exclusively) certain Iranians, have accused the faith's followers of dual loyalty and of being involved with foreign or hostile powers. These accusat...
Táhirih
Táhirih (Persian: طاهره‎ Tahere "The Pure One" - Táhirih is the Bahá'í preferred transliteration), also called Qurratu l-`Ayn (Arabic: قرة العين‎ "Solace/Consolation of the Eyes") are ...
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Badí‘
Badí‘ (Arabic: ﺑﺪﻳﻊ‎‎ 1852 – 1869) was the title of Mírzá Áqá Buzurg-i-Nishapuri, also known by the title the Pride of Martyrs. He was the son of `Abdu'l-Majid-i-Nishapu...
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Quenching the Light
Quenching The Light (2008) is a PSA-like documentary that highlights the persecutions of Baha'is in Iran. It is produced by Mithaq Kazimi and features the paintings of Bahá'í martyrs by Mahmehr Golsta...
Núrayn-i-Nayyirayn
Núrayn-i-Nayyirayn (Arabic: نورين نيران‎, meaning "twin shining lights") are two brothers who were followers of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith, a global religion of Persian ori...
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Mona Mahmudnizhad
Mona Mahmudnizhad (September 10, 1965 - June 18, 1983) was an Iranian Bahá'í who, in 1983, together with nine other Bahá'í women, was sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz, Iran because of her membe...
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Varqá
Varqá (Arabic: ورقا‎, born Mírzá `Alí-Muhammad (Persian: ميرزا علي محمد‎); died 1896) was an eminent follower of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. Varqá was referred to by ...
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Keith Ransom-Kehler
Keith Ransom-Kehler (February 14, 1876–October 27, 1933) was an American Bahá'í and Hand of the Cause of God. She is believed to have been the Bahá'í Faith's first American martyr.
Martyrdom in the Bahá'í Faith
Martyrdom in the Bahá'í Faith is the act of sacrificing one's life in the service of humanity and in the name of God. In Hidden Words, Bahá’u’lláh’s revelation incites believers towards martyrdom: “O ...