Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Baha'i Incidents

Baha'i Incidents --- ===


*Reference

  • Persecution of Bahá'ís - Wikipedia Persecution of Bahá'ís occurs in various countries, especially in Iran, where the Bahá'í Faith originated and the location of one of the largest Bahá'í populations in the world. The origins of persecution stem from a variety of Bahá'í teachings inconsistent with traditional Islamic belief, including the finality of Muhammad's ...

*Timeline 

When Religion Becomes the Cause of Terror - Baha'i Blog bahaiblog.net/site/2015/01/religion-becomes-cause-terror/  Jan 12, 2015 - A Baha'i Blog post on the causes of terror and conflict.

Terrorism and Religious Fanaticism - BahaiTeachings.org
bahaiteachings.org/terrorism-and-religious-fanaticism
Apr 16, 2013 - Baha'is abhor and unequivocally oppose violence. Baha'u'llah said that it is better to be killed than to kill. The Baha'i Writings clearly state that violence, whether between individuals or between nations, must end. Baha'is particularly oppose war and inter-religious violence, and work globally to end them.

Global governance needed to counter terrorism | Bahá'í World News ...
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Jan 9, 2006 - GROESBEEK, Netherlands — The challenges that terrorism throws at governments can only be countered by global governance deeply grounded in unity, a keynote speaker told the European Baha'iConference on Law. Dr. Wendi Momen said that the challenges to the law that terrorism poses are not only ...

Worldwide, Baha'i communities respond to terrorist attacks in the U.S. ...
news.bahai.org/story/137/Oct 1, 2001 - At the international, national and local levels, Baha'i communities around the world responded to last month's terrorist attacks in the United...


Terrorism, a Baha'i view www.pucl.org/reports/National/bahai.htm   Rise of Terrorism and Secessionism in South Asia - A Baha'i View Point By Dr. A K Merchant. Terrorism, so often sponsored by nations and magnified by the media, plants seeds of fear throughout the world. And fear can imprison free men and women more surly than the stoutest walls. Rushworth M. Kidder. Present day ...


Terror in the Name of God - Counterpunch https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/26/terror-in-the-name-of-god/  Jan 26, 2018 - Michael Karlberg (2010) has written an insightful article (“Constructive resilience: theBaha'i response to oppression”) that argues that the Baha'i community in Iran has been subjected to recurrent “waves of hostile propaganda and censorship social ostracism and exclusivism, denial of education, denial of ... For Khomeini and the Shi’ite clergy, the Baha’is were dangerous heretics, a kind of fifth column acting on behalf of external enemies like Israel. He even called them the “Baha’i Jews.”

Bahai News - Worldwide, Baha'i communities respond to terrorist attacks
bahai.uga.edu/News/100101.html
Worldwide, Baha'i communities respond to terrorist attacks in the United States with prayers and offers of service. NEW YORK, United States, 1 October 2001 (BWNS) -- At the international, national and local levels, Baha'i communities around the world responded to last week's terrorist attacks in the United States with ...

Baha'i Woman Recounts the Terror of Persecution - Beliefnet
www.beliefnet.com/faiths/bahai/bahai-woman-recounts-the-terror-of-persecution.aspx
DALLAS - Back when she was imprisoned with the other 10 women, when she knew that they could all be killed in that Iranian prison because they wouldn't deny their Baha'i faith, Olya Roohizadegan knew she would always keep the promise. If any of us make it out alive, we will tell our story to the whole world, the 10 ...

I'm Baha'i, But I Was the Victim of an Anti-Muslim Hate Crime in ...
https://www.theislamic
Apr 6, 2017 - By Hasel Afshar, as told to TIM Editors. In Iran, I was persecuted for not being Muslim. In America, I was targeted because someone thought I was Muslim. I was born in a small village in Iran. My family and I are part of a tiny religious minority known as the Baha'i faith. Before the revolution, and before I was ...