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* Vigil for freedom of religion Vigil for freedom of religion

Vigil for freedom of religion in Iran. [Shi'a Islam is the official religion. While some other Muslim sects and non-Muslim religions are officially recognized, some are not. Those that are not recognized (particularly Baha'is) and even some that are recognized (particularly Sunni Muslims, Sufi Muslims, Zoroastrians, and evangelical Christians) are discriminated against, harassed, or persecuted. Jews are vilified.

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* World Health DayWorld Health Day

World Health Day--Day to pray for healing of all those chronically and seriously ill; day to advocate for adequate health care for all.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

* Festival of RidvanFestival of Ridvan

The word Ridvan (pronounced "riz-wan") means "Paradise." For twelve days, April 21 to May 2, Baha'is celebrate the period in 1863 when Bahau'llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Bahai Faith, resided in a garden in Baghdad which He called "the Garden of Ridvan ." During this period, Bahau'llah proclaimed His mission as God's messenger for this age.

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* Asylum dayAsylum day

Day the world's nations guaranteed asylum to those persecuted in their homelands on account of their ethnicity, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group (1954).

* Earth DayEarth Day

Earth Day--Day to honor the Earth and to meditate on Deity manifesting as Mother Earth.

* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

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* Chemcial Weapons OutlawedChemcial Weapons Outlawed

Day production and use of chemical weapons was outlawed world-wide (1997); day to mourn their victims.

* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.

* The Ninth Day of RidvanThe Ninth Day of Ridvan

The arrival of Baha'u'llah's family to the Ridvan garden and They celebrated today as the ninth Day of Ridvan.

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* RidvanRidvan

Ridvan--Baha'i celebration of Baha'u'llah's declaration identifying himself as the New Prophet.