iran religion

Taheri, who founded a spiritual movement in Iran, was sentenced for "corruption on earth."
In Iran, the intellectual discourse is taking a new direction, noted most significantly by the fact that Mostafa Malekian, one of the highest-celebrated intellectuals in the country, is slowly gaining an intellectual following tantamount to Abdol Karim Soroush.
Sadly, the intense publicity surrounding Wikileaks diverts attention from serious injustice and continuing human rights violations. A good example is the state-sponsored persecution of Baha'is in Iran.
"We can only hope." (RNS) Seven top leaders of the Baha'i faith who have been incarcerated in Iran since 2008 have each received