Source: BWNS, June 18, 2023 :

BRASÍLIA, Brazil — The National Congress in Brasília, Brazil, held a public hearing on Friday to address human rights violations against the Bahá’ís of Iran.

In a powerful gesture, those present observed a moment of silence to remember the 10 Bahá’í women who were hanged in Shiraz, Iran, 40 years ago by the Islamic Republic of Iran while holding images of the women. The president of the session, Federal Deputy Erika Kokay of the lower house of Congress, stated: “I invite everyone to observe a minute of silence, remembering [how] … their example of faith and courage… can guide our lives.”

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