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September 5, 2012

Keyvan Rahimiyan to begin his 5-year sentence

PCED, September 5

Keyvan Rahimiyan ( کیوان رحیمیان ), a Bahai from Tehran and one of the teachers at the Bahai Open University (BIHE) in Iran, has been informed by telephone that he will begin serving his 5-year sentence, in Tehran’s Evin Prison, within 12 days. The judgement of the court of review, regarding his sentence, has not yet been communicated to him. He has been charged with collaborating with the Bahai Open University.

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  1. […] This week, The Sentinel Project — a Toronto-based anti-genocide NGO — launched a new interactive tool to track and map hate crimes and other acts of persecution against the Baha’i community in Iran. The map pools together and organizes data from ThreatWiki, an “early warning system” for genocidal events, which The Sentinel Project created in May of 2011. The ThreatWiki platform tracks “situations of concern” by plotting events of a persecutory nature along a timeline. With the mapping tool, users can drag time markers on the timeline to zero in on events during specific periods. For example, between April 2012 and September 2012, there appears to be a notable jump in hate crimes, beginning with the sentencing of Iranian Baha’i Emanullah Mostaqim and ending with the sentencing of Keyvan Rahimiyan. […]

    Pingback by Visualizing Hate: The Sentinel Project Maps Out Persecution of Baha’is in Iran — May 24, 2013 @ 01:04 | Reply

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