Wednesday , 8 April 2020

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The annual celebration of international Sufi day

ShabtabtNews – For the past eleven years  the 22nd February (3rd of Esfand in the Iranian calendar) has been celebrated as the international Sufi day . This year the international Sufi day was celebrated by the soveida ensemble through holding a special concert in the heart of London in the honour of this day . In this concert the soveida …

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Three Dervish Women Released From Iran Prison After Two Years In Jail

radiofarda – After nearly two years behind bars, three Sufi women were released from Iran’s notorious Evin prison on Saturday, February 8. The three women belong to the Gonabadi dervish’s sect, whose leader was persecuted, and his followers protested his house arrest in 2018. The Islamic Republic intelligence agents and security forces detained more than seventy female dervishes on February …

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US Ambassador states he is monitoring the treatment of Gonabadi Sufis after on the passing of Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh

Shabtannews -– Ambassador Sam Brownback , the US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom , stated in a Twitter message that he is watching the the treatment of Gonabadi Sufi’s by the Iranian regime, after the recent passing of the Sufi’s spiritual leader, Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh. Tweets by IRF_Ambassador Tweets by IRF_Ambassador Tweets by USAdarFarsi

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US Ambassador expresses condolences on the passing of Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh and concerns in regard to the plight of Sufis in Iran

Shabtabnews – Ambassador Sam Brownback , the US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom , yesterday expressed in a formal letter his condolences on the passing of the Gonabadi Sufi’s spiritual leader, Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh and the plight of the Sufis in Iran. In the latter he stated “Nobody should suffer abuse because of their faith. Dr Tabandeh’s steadfast advocacy …

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Induced Death of the leader of the largest Sufi Order in Iran

Shabtabnews – Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh, also known by his spiritual title ‘Majzoub Ali Shah’ the spiritual leader of the Gonabadi Sufi Order in Iran, passed away on 24th December 2019 in Mehr Hospital of Tehran, following almost 2 years of being held under house arrest. Dr. Tabandeh was held under inhumane conditions, with severe mental and physical cruelty inflicted upon …

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US Ambassador expresses concern on the health and state of Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh and Plight of Sufi Prisoners

Shabtabnews – Ambassador Sam Brownback , the US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom , yesterday expressed his grave concerns in regards to the health and condition of the Gonabadi Sufi’s spiritual leader, Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh and hundreds of Sufi prisoners held in Iranian jails purely because of their faith. Concerned for health of #Gonabadi #Sufi leader Dr. Noor Ali …

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US Ambassador expresses concern on the health and state of Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh

Shabtabnews – Ambassador Sam Brownback , the US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom , yesterday expressed his grave concerns in regards to the health and condition of the Gonabadi Sufi’s spiritual leader, Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh. Concerned for health of #Gonabadi #Sufi leader Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh after months of house arrest in #Iran without access to medical …

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UN meeting on rights of religious minorities in Iran

Shabtabnews – Yesterday, 23rd of September, within UN human rights council building in Geneva, there was an open meeting on the Iranian regimes’ violations of rights of religious minorities. The gathering was attended by Dr Javid Rehman UN special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran, Ms Diane Alahi the member of Baha’i international community, Ms Barbara Mosterman a representative of …

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Campaign to free Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh the leader of Gonabadi Sufis from Exile

Shabtabnews – Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh ‎, born on 13th October 1927, in Beydokht, Gonabad, Iran, also known by his spiritual title of Majzoub Ali Shah, is the spiritual leader or the Qutb of the Ni’matullahi (Sultan Ali Shahi) Gonabadi Order in Iran, which is the largest Sufi order in Iran.[ Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh, is a distinguished member of the global …

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