Thursday, December 28, 2017

Senate Condemns Iran's Persecution of Baha'is

Last week (Dec. 21), the United States Senate passed by unanimous consent Senate Resolution 139 condemning Iran's state-sponsored persecution of it Baha'i minority and, more broadly, Iran's continuing violation of international human rights covenants.  The U.S. Baha'i Office of Public Affairs issued a press release announcing the Senate's action and setting out additional background.