Tuesday, November 24, 2009

On the Word to Mr. Ahmadinejad in Brazil, "Human rights are on the agenda": In Iran ban off

From World Citizen Sam, this item off his Facebook:
The [Brazilian] Senate's Human Rights and Minorities Comission asks the Foreign Affairs Minister to include human rights issues in the agenda with Mr. Ahmadinejad, since Brazil's Constitution predicts that all international relationships will be based upon certain principles, one of which: "the prevalence of human rights".

Lets hope the Mother Charter of the Brazilian Republic is respected and remembered these days!

If Iran wants to increase awareness of the Baha'i Faith in the world, all they have to do is ban, even just for a day, a newspaper for publishing a picture of the Lotus Temple in India. Presto! 293 newspaper articles appear in every corner of the globe. -gw

UPDATE 1-Ban on Iran paper over Baha'i photo lifted-report

Reuters - Parisa Hafezi, Hossein Jaseb - ‎2 hours ago‎
... is Iran's highest-circulation newspaper, was banned for a day after it carried a front-page advertisement for tourist travel to India showing a Baha'i ...

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