Words revealed by Bahá'u'lláh

O SON OF MAN! Humble thyself before Me, that I may graciously visit thee. Arise for the triumph of My cause, that while yet on earth thou mayest obtain the victory.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Fighting Injustice: Update in Iranian Baha'is.

The 20-year prison sentences received by Iran’s seven Baha’i leaders have reportedly been changed. Lawyers representing the seven were informed orally on 15 September that the 20-year jail terms have now been reduced to ten years. The seven received prison sentences of 20 years each, after facing charges of propaganda activities against the Islamic order and the establishment of an illegal administration, among other allegations, all of which were categorically denied. The seven prisoners were moved from Evin Prison after receiving their sentence. They are now incarcerated in Gohardasht prison in Karaj. The move has imposed an added burden on their families, who now have to travel outside Tehran to visit the prisoners.



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