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…

Genocide Overlooked: The Yazidis of Sinjar

In Syria, there are no clear “winners” of the nearly eight-year war. As information makes its way out of the region from survivors, smugglers, activists, medical personnel, and journalists, it is evident that the atrocities are immeasurable. There is no…

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…