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Human Rights Council, Item 4 – General Debate

Mr. President, Last week in Iran, 27 Baha’i-owned stores in Orumieh and six in Sanandaj were shut...
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A Statement of the Bahá'í International Community to the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul,...

“Now our [local governing body] will meet and lead the reconstruction process for the community...
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UN Human Rights Council – 31st Session, March 2016

Mr. President, Mr. Javad Larijani, the Secretary General of Iranian High Council for Human Rights,...
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UN Human Rights Council – 31st Session, March 2016
Interactive dialogue with the Special...

  Mr. Shaheed, In the last two years, more than 100 shops belonging to Baha’is were shut down by...
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The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has transformed the landscape in which...
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A statement to the Forum on Minority Issues – 8th Session, 24-25 November 2015, Agenda Item 4...

About a month ago, the BBC broadcast a documentary entitled “Iranian Revolutionary Justice”.  The...
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A statement of the Bahá'í International Community to the United Nations Climate Change...

Anthropogenic climate change is not inevitable; humanity chooses its relationships with the natural...
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The process of crafting the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and...
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UN Human Rights Council – 30th Session, September 2015
Agenda ITEM 4

A few weeks ago, a judge visited a prison in a city in the Islamic Republic of Iran, and spoke with...
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The Third International Conference on Financing for Development is occurring at a time when the...
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UN Human Rights Council – 29th Session, June 2015 Agenda ITEM 4

On 24 May, agents of the Iranian government Public Places Supervision Office sealed eleven shops in...
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UN Human Rights Council – 28th Session, 19 March 2015

Last October, on the occasion of Iran’s UPR review, the Bahá’í International Community issued a...
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Question to the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran...

Dr. Shaheed, Just a little over a week ago, Bahá’ís in Tehran were shocked to see a big poster...
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A Statement of the Baha'i International Community On the 53rd Session of the Commission for...

At a time when Member States are not only reflecting on progress made since the 1995 World Summit...
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Baha'i International Community’s Statement to the 59th Commission on the Status of Women and on...

As Member States gather to review the progress made in the implementation of the Beijing...
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To those assembled for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru Valued...
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Human Rights Council 27 - item 4

Yesterday, the Baha'i International Community released a document entitled “Unfulfilled Promises”,...
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UN Human Rights Council 26th session, Agenda Item 4

Mr. President, At the last session of the Human Rights Council, the delegation of the Islamic...
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Third Nishan Forum on World Civilizations. Shandong University

The Baha’i International Community is an international non-governmental organization that has been...
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Contribution of the Baha'i International Community to the 2014 World Conference on Youth

It is often said that youth are the leaders of tomorrow, the future of humanity. This is clearly...
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Agenda item 4 of the general debate: human rights situations that require the Council's...

Mr. President, Iranian Baha’is continue to face injustice in every aspect of their lives.  They are...
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UN Human Rights Council 25th session

Dr. Saheed, in your report you stress that “while welcoming the … positive steps” made by the new...
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Item:4 General Debate - 15th Meeting 24th Regular Session of Human Rights Council

Mr. President, Three weeks ago, a Baha'i by the name of Mr. Ata'u'llah Rezvani was shot in the back...
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UN Human Rights Council – 23rd session, May 2013

Recently, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights adopted its concluding...
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Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights

The Baha'i International Community would like to express appreciation to the Committee for having...
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UN Human Rights Council – 22nd session, March 2013

Last year, the Baha'i International Community issued a report documenting State-sponsored...
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UN Human Rights Council – 22th session, March 2013

The Baha'i International Community welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of...
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Bahá'í International Community’s Contribution to the Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extreme...

The Bahá'í International Community welcomes the decision of the Special Rapporteur to address the...
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Baha'i International Community’s contribution to the 57th Session of the Commission on the...

The epidemic of violence and discrimination against women and girls is once again on the global...
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Baha'i International Community’s contribution to the 51st Session of the Commission for Social...

The concept of ‘empowerment’ has become integral to development thought. Though it has often been...
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Baha’i International Community’s contribution to the UN Global Thematic Consultation on “...

As deliberations about the Post-2015 development agenda gain momentum, it is becoming indisputable...
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Human Rights Council Twenty-first session Agenda item 4 Human rights situations that require the...

For over 30 years the Baha'i community has been suffering constant persecution at the hands of the...
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UN Human Rights Council – 20th session

Mr. Singh, In your report, you speak about inequality and discrimination against ethnic and...
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UN Human Rights Council – 20th session, June 2012 Oral statement under item 4

Madam President, To our great regret, the Baha'i International Community has to raise, at each...
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The Baha'i International Community’s Statement to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable...

As nations and civil society gather at the Rio+20 Conference to take the next step in forging a new...
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Contribution to the report of the Secretary-General to the General Assembly on “Combating...

The Baha'i International Community is pleased to provide the following information for the report...
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UN Human Rights Council – 19th session

Just a few days ago, the Baha’i International Community obtained a confidential document: a...
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UN Human Rights Council – 19th session

Dr. Shaheed, The Baha'i International Community fully concurs with your analysis of – quoting from...
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Baha'i International Community’s Contribution to the 56th Session of the United Nations...

The critical role of women in advancing agricultural and rural development, and in ensuring food...
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Baha'i International Community’s Contribution to the 45th Session of the UN Commission on...

The Baha'i International Community welcomes the opportunity to offer its contribution to the...

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