Situation of Baha'is in Iran Covered in the New York Times

June 4, 2006

Last Thursday, in a piece titled Iran's Bahai Religious Minority Says It Faces Raids and Arrests, the New York Times covered the growing persecution of the Bahá'ís of Iran:

Members of the Bahai religious minority in Iran said this week that the government had recently intensified a campaign of arrests, raids and propaganda that was aimed at eradicating their religion in Iran, the country of its birth."