Posts Tagged ‘freedom of religion’

Why the Baha’i 7 matter

08-06-2013

نشر فى سى ان ان 30 مايو الماضى فى  CNN World, Global Public Square section

CNN World

By Katrina Lantos Swett, Special to CNN

Editor’s note: Katrina Lantos Swett is the chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. The views expressed reflect those of USCIRF and not CNN.

With Iran’s presidential election looming next month, ongoing uncertainty about the status of its nuclear program, and questions about the degree of its involvement in Syria’s civil war, it’s easy to forget the domestic repression some groups face under its theocratic regime. But as Baha’i communities across the globe mark a disturbing anniversary in Iran, the birthplace of their faith, they are determined that the rest of the world should also know about the hardship and discrimination they are faced with every single day.

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البهائيون فى مصر يطالبون بتطبيق قانون الاحوال الشخصيةلهم Bahais demand inclusion in unified personal status law

22-06-2010

اشار موقع ايجبت ديلى نيوز يوم 18 يونيو 2010 مايلى وكتبه عصام فاضل عن مطالبة البهائيين بتطبيق قانون الاحوال الشخصية على مقتضى الشريعة البهائية.حتى يتسنى للبهائيين استخراج بطاقة الرقم القومى
By Essam Fadl / Daily News Egypt June 18, 2010, 4:00 pm

CAIRO: Egypt’s Bahais are demanding they be included in the unified personal status law for non-Muslims or the formation of a new legislation that includes them altogether.

Bahais, whose numbers range between 2,000 to 3,000 in Egypt, can’t document their

marriages because the state doesn’t recognize them.

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Egyptian Baha’i Basma Moussa selected as one of Egypt’s most provocative women

02-01-2010

dear friends happy new year . i wish you all happiness in this new year   Youm 7 jpurnal in its weekly published article made a file about the most prominant 10 ladies in egypt in 2009 & mentioned dr basma moussa  as one of them & said “and Basma Mousa, the Baha’i woman who insists on proclaiming her faith”…”

the article was written by Egyptian Journalist Nahid NAsr.she  has written a beautiful article about Ms. Mousa, speaking in glowing terms of her impressive character and the calm struggle of her and other Baha’is in Egypt. The article is featured in al-Yawm al-Sabi’:

http://www.youm7.com/News.asp?NewsID=172388

http://www.youm7.com/News.asp?NewsID=172402