Persecution of the Bahá’í in Iran

The Bahá’í religion has faced persecution and severe human rights violations throughout the world. This is especially true in Iran which has the highest number of followers of the Bahá’í faith. There are more than five million Bahá’ís in communities…

Sexual Assault in Mecca

Pilgrimage to Mecca, or Hajj, is required for all Muslims at least once in their lifetime if their physical health and financial ability allows it. The carrying out of Hajj includes many sacred rituals such as circling the Mosque seven…

Police Brutality in Sudan’s Prisons

Sudan is a tribal nation that has been independent of British colonialism since 1955 and has since then fallen under the control of the Muslim Brotherhood after a military coup. This fundamentalist regime allows torture in Sudan’s prisons and “ghost…