Representatives of the world’s major religions, including the Baha’i Faith, have offered to the United Nations a series of action plans and other contributions in support for the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN’s primary development agenda for the next 15 years. Read More
The Bahá’ís of Prince George, BC, observed the Martyrdom of the Báb on Friday, July 10, 2015 at Connaught Hill Park. They gathered for lunch at midday following which they recited prayers and sang to commemorate the Holy Day. The commemoration of the Martyrdom of the Báb is important within the Bahá’í calendar, and is celebrated by believers all around the world. The Báb is the chosen name of Siyyid Ali Muhammad Shirazi, whose mission was to announce the coming of Bahá’u’lláh the prophet founder of the Baha'i Faith.The Báb was very gentle and kind.
The recent closing of Baha’i-owned shops in several cities in Iran violates the economic and religious rights of Iranian Baha’i citizens, the Baha’i International Community said today in a statement to the Human Rights Council.
“On 24 May, agents of the Iranian government Public Places Supervision Office sealed eleven shops in the city of Sari,” said Diane Ala’i, the representative of the BIC to the UN in Geneva, reading the statement.
“This followed a similar closure of eighty shops in Kerman, Rafsanjan, and Jiroft, in October 2014 and again a few last April.”
“Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. Deal ye one with another with the utmost love and harmony, with friendliness and fellowship. He Who is the Daystar of Truth beareth Me witness! So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.” ― Bahá'u'lláh,