Iranian Authorities Demolish Baha'i Cemetery

Here are some recent photos of a demolished Baha’i Cemetery near Yazd, Iran. A little personal…My family is from Yazd.

The destruction of yet another Baha’i holy place in Iran has prompted an outcry by Baha’is around the world, who see that the Iranian Government is persisting in a campaign of persecution so extreme in the fanaticism driving it that it even jeopardizes invaluable assets of the country’s cultural heritage. The Baha’i community of Iran, with about 300,000 members, is that country’s largest religious minority.

Full story...