Inflammatory speech by the Houthi leader targets Baha’is in Yemen with genocidal intent

April 18, 2018 BAHA’I WORLD NEWS SERVICE SANA’A, YEMEN — 18 April 2018 — In a televised speech broadcasted to a wide audience within and outside of Yemen, the leader of the Houthis vehemently vilified and denounced the Baha’i Faith, further intensifying the ongoing persecution of the Baha’is in that country. On 23 March 2018, … Read More

Inflammatory speech by the Houthi leader targets Baha’is in Yemen with genocidal intent

April 19, 2018 Contact: James Samimi Farr Phone: (202) 833-8990, Email: USBahaiMedia@usbnc.org SANA’A, YEMEN—On March 23rd, Mr. Abdel-Malek al-Houthi, the leader of the Houthis in Yemen, gave a televised speech that vehemently vilified and denounced the Baha’i Faith, further intensifying the ongoing persecution of the Baha’is in that country. Within days, over 20 publications in … Read More

Exploring an expanded conception of women’s empowerment

March 12, 2018 The Baha’i International Community released a statement to the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women, which begins today, 12 March. (Photo courtesy of Daryan Shamkhali.) BAHA’I WORLD NEWS SERVICE BIC NEW YORK — It is time for a more expansive conception of women’s empowerment, asserts the Baha’i International Community in a … Read More


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