Index for the January-March 2007 issue of ONE COUNTRY (Volume 18, Issue 4)
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Increasingly recognized for his contributions to the new “realism,” Mr. Sheridan is unambiguous about how his Bahá’í belief affects his artistic expression.
With the release in February of the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), there remains little doubt about the reality of global warming.
UNITED NATIONS — Last autumn, Anisa Fadaei started a discussion group on women’s issues at her high school. Meeting every two weeks at lunch, about a dozen girls examined issues like domestic violence, unequal pay rates, and trafficking in girls.
TORONTO, Canada — After months of testing a key computer model for the unique Bahá’í House of Worship to be built in Chile, architects announced in February that fabrication of components for the structure is beginning.
NEW YORK — Bahá’í students in primary and secondary schools throughout Iran are increasingly being harassed, vilified, and held up to abuse, according to recent reports from inside the country.
BRAZZAVILLE, Congo Republic — The Congo Republic became the second country to issue a postage stamp for World Religion Day, an annual event commemorated in dozens of cities and towns around the globe.
MOM VILLAGE, Papua New Guinea — In a simple but striking example of grass roots development, a group of villagers on a remote island some 30 kilometers off Papua New Guinea’s northern coast have funded and built their own medical aid station.
CAIRO — The firing of a young teaching assistant at the German University of Cairo, apparently solely because he is a Bahá’í, has drawn concern from German politicians and academics concerned with human rights.
In a world threatened by religious extremism, the need to take stock in religion and to search for new perspectives is an urgent one.