James Samimi Farr

James Samimi Farr is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by James Samimi Farr

The US House passed another resolution on Iran. Here’s why it’s the right thing to do.

By James Samimi Farr — December 2, 2022
(RNS) — We often overlook the social cost of persecution and the power of international pressure.

My wife’s grandfather was executed for his Baha’i faith. Iran hasn’t changed enough.

By James Samimi Farr — January 21, 2022
(RNS) — As I watch the grim carousel that is the nuclear talks go round and round again, I think about all that may hinge on them, including, perhaps, the future of Iran’s religious and ethnic minorities.

The Iranian government is targeting Baha’is in Yemen. We’ve seen this before.

By James Samimi Farr — November 28, 2018
(RNS) — If we allow the condemnation of 22 Baha’is to death in Yemen, what will the world have actually learned?
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