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Australian Artists Respond to Persecution in Iran

Australian Artists Respond to Persecution in Iran

Sydney artists whose friends and family have suffered religious persecution in Iran opened an exhibition of their work at Articulate Project Space in Leichhardt, New South Wales on 5 August 2017. The exhibition will continue until 20 August 2017 and will include a public program of art workshops, performances and artist talks, including activities for children and families.
Call for immediate release of Bahai leaders in Iran

Call for immediate release of Baha'i leaders in Iran

Australian Baha’is are joining an international call for the immediate release of seven Baha’i leaders who were arrested in Iran nine years ago this weekend.
Prominent Australian journalist  launches human rights publication

Prominent Australian journalist launches human rights publication

Discussion about Iran is vitally important for those concerned about human rights, freedom of religion and a just world, journalist John Cleary said at a reception after a Human Rights Day service at the Baha’i Temple in Sydney on 4 December 2016.

Religious bigotry prompted murder in Iran

Religious bigotry prompted murder in Iran

Australian Baha’is are outraged and deeply saddened at the murder of Farhang Amiri, a much-loved and widely admired resident of Yazd in Iran, spokesperson Natalie Mobini said today.

Youth link interfaith experience to peace

Youth link interfaith experience to peace

Three members of the Youth Parliament of World Religions steering team outlined the aims and outcomes of that gathering when they spoke at a reception following a special service at the Baha’i Temple in Sydney on 18 September 2016.

Call to lift ‘economic apartheid’

Call to lift ‘economic apartheid’

Economic apartheid in Iran is a gross violation of human rights that risks serious damage to the country's economic recovery, and should come to an end, an Australian Baha’i spokesperson, Natalie Mobini, said today.

Baha’i Choral Festival returns

Baha’i Choral Festival returns

After a successful debut last year, the Australian Baha’i Choral Festival returns to the Sydney Baha’i Temple on 11 September 2016, with a program of uplifting choral music based on the sacred writings of the great world religions. 

Community leaders present readings at Reconciliation service

Community leaders present readings at Reconciliation service

Community leaders presented readings from the sacred scriptures of the world’s major religions at a service held in the Baha’i Temple in Sydney on 29 May to mark National Reconciliation Week.

Prominent lawyers joined by Australias Foreign Minister in call for release of Baha’i leaders

Prominent lawyers joined by Australia's Foreign Minister in call for release of Baha’i leaders

A demand by 26 prominent Australian lawyers this week for the release of seven Baha’i leaders imprisoned in Iran was complemented by a similar call from the Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, and members of the leaders’ families.

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