The Baha’is of Iran Celebrate in Unity.

The Baha’is of Iran witness what Abdu’l-Baha has taught them, freedom is from within.

They are celebrating before the whole world that ultimate victory is won by spiritual powers of love, unity, patience. Real victory is Victory Over Evil Through Perseverance, Patience and Aligning Themselves with God’s Will for all mankind! That will today is achieving the oneness of all humanity.

It is the Islamic government of Iran who has been in the prison of hate, violations of human rights, and fighting the Cause of God, all be it in vain! I pray they wake up!!

Mr. Naeimi is one of many angels who will testify before God, of the injustices perpetrated by the Islamic Regime of Iran in the name of Islam and Muhammad weeps at what atrocities is inflicted on the innocent people of Iran http://Afif Naeimi, the last member of former #Yaran group, ended his prison term today. Yet, Iran’s persecution of the Baha’is continues. https://news.bahai.org/story/1302/ #Iran #Bahai #humanrights #AfifNaeimiin His holy name1! What a shame!

The Islamic Republic of Iran, has systematically done everything in its power to decapitate the angelic Baha’i community of Iran, Little do they know ….

Little do they know that although these angels have their feet on the ground but their reality is of a different nature. ” They live in the world but are not of it, their thoughts being continually in the world of the spirit.”They live to follow Abdu’l-Baha, the true example of the Baha’i life who spent much of His 80 years of life in prison and exile at the hands of Persian Empire and Ottoman Empire but Abdu’l-Baha said, he was never in prison since the only prison is the prison of self.

All the Saints that shine in the history of society had to pass through tribulations. Their form was various but their effect has always been the same, namely, the purification of our heart and soul for receiving the light of God.  (Shoghi Effendi, Lights of Guidance, p. 203-204)

Saints are men who have freed themselves from the world of matter and who have overcome sin.

They live in the world but are not of it, their thoughts being continually in the world of the spirit.

Their lives are spent in holiness, and their deeds show forth love, justice and godliness.

They are illumined from on high; they are as bright and shining lamps in the dark places of the earth. These are the saints of God.

The apostles, who were the disciples of Jesus Christ, were just as other men are; they, like their fellows, were attracted by the things of the world, and each thought only of his own advantage. They knew little of justice, nor were the Divine perfections found in their midst. But when they followed Christ and believed in Him, their ignorance gave place to understanding, cruelty was changed to justice, falsehood to truth, darkness into light. They had been worldly, they became spiritual and divine. They had been children of darkness, they became sons of God, they became saints! Strive therefore to follow in their steps, leaving all worldly things behind, and striving to attain to the Spiritual Kingdom.  (‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Paris Talks, p. 60-61)

The people of Iran have discovered the power of this light shining from the faces of their Baha’i neighbors and gradually rising to the blessed occasion of seeking the company of the Baha’i community. This gradually developing discernment and discovery of the angelic nature of the Baha’i community of Iran is what frightens the Islamic government of Iran the most!!

Baha’u’llah’s teachings was taught through the  towing character of Abdu’l-Baha as He himself braved the journey of exile and imprisonment for over 40 years. He invited the believers saying: “Look at me, follow me, be as I am.” The Baha’is of Iran have this high goal at the center of their minds and hearts. May they achieve it.

“Therefore I say unto you that ye should strive to follow the counsels of these Blessed Books, and so order your lives that ye may, following the examples set before you, become yourselves the saints of the Most High! ” (‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Compilation of Compilations vol. I, p. 200)

Shoghi Effendi warns the people of the world of the dark consequences of disregard for the divine council for humanity by Baha’u’llah. He urges you to make up your minds to do great, great deeds for the Faith; the condition of the world is steadily growing worse, and your generation must provide the saints, heroes, martyrs and administrators of future years. With dedication and will power you can rise to great heights.  (Shoghi Effendi, Lights of Guidance, p. 629)

The task before the Baha’is is monumental and leaves no time for distraction.

“He maketh victorious whomsoever He pleaseth, through the potency of His behest. He is in truth the Powerful, the Almighty. Unto Him pertaineth all glory and majesty in the kingdoms of Revelation and Creation and whatever lieth between them. Verily He is the Potent, the All-Glorious. From everlasting He hath been the Source of indomitable strength and shall remain so unto everlasting. He is indeed the Lord of might and power. All the kingdoms of heaven and earth and whatever is between them are God’s, and His power is supreme over all things. All the treasures of earth and heaven and everything between them are His, and His protection extendeth over all things. He is the Creator of the heavens and the earth and whatever lieth between them and He truly is a witness over all things. He is the Lord of Reckoning for all that dwell in the heavens and on earth and whatever lieth between them, and truly God is swift to reckon. He setteth the measure assigned to all who are in the heavens and the earth and whatever is between them. Verily He is the Supreme Protector. He holdeth in His grasp the keys of heaven and earth and of everything between them. At His Own pleasure doth He bestow gifts, through the power of His command. Indeed His grace encompasseth all and He is the All-Knowing.” Prayers and Meditations of Baha’u’llah

My hat is off to the brave Baha’i community of Iran.

Keyvan

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Surge in persecution of Baha’is across Iran raises alarm

The Baha’i International Community shares the distressing news of

Surge in persecution of Baha’is across Iran raises alarm

 

I hope the status of this meek and peace loving canary (The Baha’i community of Iran), in the mine captures the attention of the whole world specially  the ones in the media who care about their own air and ability to stay alive.

Baha’is of Iran are indeed the canary in a suffocating mine. Does any one care?!!!

International Baha’i Community further reports that:

More than 20 Baha’is have been arrested in various cities in the provinces of Tehran, Isfahan, Mazandaran, and East Azerbaijan in the last two weeks alone. Over 90 Baha’is currently remain imprisoned in Iran.

Up to a dozen Baha’is have in recent days also received discriminatory and harsh court verdicts across the country. Nine Baha’is in Isfahan were falsely charged with “membership in the unlawful administration of the perverse Baha’i sect for the purpose of action against internal security” as well as “engaging in propaganda against the regime of the Islamic Republic” based on various absurd pretexts, including praying with others. The nine Bahá’ís were served a combined sentence of over 40 years of imprisonment.

Over a dozen Baha’i-run businesses were shut down by the authorities in Khoramshahr, Ahvaz and Abadan in Khuzestan province this month in connection with the owners closing their shops temporarily to mark two major Baha’i holy days.

In some instances, shopkeepers notified the authorities in advance that they would be closing their shops for the holy days. The authorities consequently sealed their shops before the holy days took place. In other cases, after their shops were sealed, the business owners sought to rectify the injustice by approaching the appropriate authorities. Instead of unsealing their shops, they were presented with a court summons on the basis that they had closed their businesses to celebrate their holy days—despite the fact that Iranian labour laws state that shop owners may lawfully close their businesses for 15 days in a year without providing reasons for doing so.

Hundreds of shopkeepers across Iran have had their businesses shut down by the authorities in recent years for temporarily closing them to observe Baha’i holy days. Many of these shops remain sealed to this day, depriving their owners of earning a livelihood for their families and creating severe economic and humanitarian hardship.

Persecution against the Baha’i community also extended to cemeteries and burials. Most recently, the body of a Baha’i that had been laid to rest by her family in a Baha’i cemetery was subsequently exhumed by the local authorities—the fourth case of exhumation experienced by the Baha’is at this same location in recent years.

“These latest actions by the authorities are deeply concerning and mark an escalation of pressure against the Iranian Baha’i community, including through economic, social, cultural and educational discrimination,” said Diane Ala’i, Representative of the Baha’i International Community to the United Nations.

“Despite all evidence to the contrary, Iranian authorities repeatedly and brazenly deny targeting Baha’is due to their religious beliefs, but this has no credibility in the international community. Indeed, last week, the international community delivered a strong signal to the Iranian officials by adopting a resolution at a committee of the UN General Assembly, and yet, the government continues to flagrantly violate international norms and standards as well as to contradict its own laws,” Ms. Ala’i added.

افزایش نگرانکننده فشارھا بر بھائیان در سرتاسر ایران

بھ تائید جامعھ جھانی بھائی، در چند ھفتھ اخیر، بھائیان ایران تنھا بھ دلیل باورھای دینی خود با موج جدیدی از سرکوب شدید از جملھ دستگیری، احکام ناعادلانۀ قضایی و بستھ شدن مغازهھایشان روبرو شدهاند. تنھا در دو ھفتھ گذشتھ، بیش از ۲۰ بھائی در شھرھای مختلف استانھای تھران، اصفھان، آذربایجان شرقی و مازندران دستگیر شدهاند. در حال حاضر بیش از ۹۰ بھائی زندانی ھستند. ھمچنین، در روزھای اخیر تعدادی از بھائیان در سرتاسر کشور احکامی سنگین و ناعادلانھ دریافت کردهاند. ۹ بھائی در اصفھان بھ بھانھھای واھی از جملھ شرکت در جلسات دعا بھ «عضویت در تشکیلات غیرقانونی فرقھ ضالھ بھائی بھ قصد اقدام علیھ امنیت داخلی» و «فعالیت تبلیغی علیھ نظام جمھوری اسلامی» محکوم شدهاند. این ۹ نفر در مجموع بھ بیش از ۴۰ سال زندان محکوم شدهاند. در اوائل این ماه، چندین مغازه و محل کار بھائیان در شھرھای خرمشھر، اھواز و آبادان بھ دلیل تعطیلی اعیاد بھائی پلمب شدند. در برخی از موارد، صاحبان مغازه از قبل بھ مقامات اطلاع داده بودند کھ مغازهھایشان در اعیاد بھائی تعطیل خواھند بود اما مسئولان بھ جای صدور اجازه، قبل از فرا رسیدن این اعیاد مغازهھا را پلمب کردند. در سایر موارد، مغازهداران پس از پلمب اماکن کسب و کارشان برای رسیدگی بھ این بیعدالتی نزد مسئولان مربوطھ رفتند اما بھ جای دریافت مجوز برای باز کردن مغازهھایشان با حکم احضار بھ دادگاه مواجھ شدند. این در حالی است کھ طبق قانون نظام صنفی کشور، ھر صاحب کسبی اجازه دارد ۱۵ روز از سال را بدون اطلاع دادن بھ اداره نظارت بر اماکن تعطیل کند . مسئولان در سالھای اخیر، مغازهھای صدھا بھائی را بھ دلیل تعطیلی در اعیاد دینی آنھا پلمب کردهاند. بسیاری از این مغازهھا تا بھ امروز ھمچنان پلمب ھستند و مغازه داران و خانوادهھایشان از تأمین معاش خود محروم شده و با مشکلات اقتصادی فراوان مواجھند. سرکوب جامعھ بھائی بھ قبرستانھا و دفن اموات نیز کشیده شده است. در آخرین مورد، جسد یک بھائی کھ توسط خانوادهاش در قبرستان بھائی دفن شده بود بھ دستور مقامات محلی نبش قبر میشود. این چھارمین مورد نبش قبر است کھ بھائیان این منطقھ در چند سال اخیر شاھد بودهاند. خانم دیان علائی، نمایندۀ جامعھ جھانی بھائی در سازمان ملل میگوید: «اقدامات اخیر مسئولان، بسیار نگران کننده است و نشان دھندۀ افزایش فشار بر جامعھ بھائی ایران از جملھ تبعیضات اقتصادی، اجتماعی، فرھنگی و تحصیلی است.» ً سرکوب بھائیان بھ دلیل اعتقاداتشان را ً و علنا خانم علائی اضافھ کرد: «با وجود تمامی شواھد، مقامات ایرانی مکررا انکار میکنند اما این مسئلھ در جامعھ بینالمللی ھیچ اعتباری ندارد. ھفتۀ گذشتھ، جامعھ بینالمللی با صدور قطعنامھای در یکی از کمیتھھای مجمع عمومی سازمان ملل متحد پیام واضحی بھ مقامات ایرانی فرستاد. با این وجود دولت ایران ھمچنان آشکارا قوانین و مقررات بینالمللی را نقض میکند و حتی بر خلاف قوانین داخلی خود عمل می کند.»

Keyvan

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Story of Noura in Islamic Republic Prison and Why We Need to Talk About Her

My deepest prayers comes your way my friends. This is a very difficult and testing time we are all living and witnessing. It seems like all humanity is sitting in an ever heating pan with the whole world boiling in it. The news and all that is around us is most adversarial and unfiltered exposure to it can be  more than we can take. We need to focus on what we can do and leave what we cannot to Him. Let us dwell on the pleasant thought of life such as us keeping each other in our prayers and doing good by making a difference in the lives of others. We can  only change and lift the whole world one soul at a time. Let us ask for the wind under Noura’s wing and the rest of humanity will feel loved and rise to do good. “قلوب مؤمنین و مؤمنات را بلاحق محزون نمودن اَشـَدّ است از تخریب بیتالله. خداوند در هر حال غنی بوده از خلق خود و دوست داشته و می‌دارد که کلّ با مُنتهای حُبّ در جنّات او متصاعد گردند که هیچ نفسی بر هیچ نفسی به قدر نَفَسی حُزنی وارد نیاورد که کلّ در مهد امن و أمان او باشند الی یوم القیامة که آن اوّل یوم ظهور مَن یُظهره‌الله  است … هیچ جنّتی از نفس عمل به اوامرالله أعلیتر نبوده نزد موحّدین و هیچ ناری اشدّ از تجاوز از حدودالله و تجاوز نفسی بر نفسی نبوده اگرچه به قدر خردلی باشد در نزد عالِمین ِ بالله و آیات او …” “از مصائب وارده مکدّر مباشید.  چه که لازال بلایا مخصوص اصفیای حق بوده و خواهد بود.  پس نیکوست حال نفسی که بما وَرَدَ عَلَیه راضی و شاکر باشد.  چه که وارد نمی‌شود بر نفسی مِن عندِالله إلّا آنچه از برای آن نفس بهتر است از آنچه خلق شده مابین سموات و ارض و چون ناس به این سِرّ و سرّ آن آگاه نیستند لذا در موارد بلایا خود را محزون مشاهده می‌نمایند.  لم‌یزل و لایزال بر مقرّ اطمینان ساکن باشید و از اثمار عرفان مرزوق
  • انه لهو المقتدر المختار
  • He is, in truth, the Omnipotent, the Unconstrained!
  • . يامالك الاسماء وفاطر السماء
  • O Lord of Names and Fashioner of the Heavens!
  • . خلص الاحباء من سجن الاعداء
  • Free Thy lovers from the prison of the enemy.
  • . انك سلطان القضاء والمشرق من افق البداء
  • Verily, Thou art the Sovereign Ordainer of Thine irrevocable decree. He who alone shineth resplendent on the horizon of creation.
  • . يااصل البقاء لعمر البهاء لاتقطع الرجاء فانصر هؤلاء
  • O Everlasting Root! By the life of the All-Glorious, deprive them not of hope, nay rather aid and assist them.
  • . انت الحاكم علي ماتشاء وفي قبضك ملكوت الانشاء
  • Verily, Thou rulest as Thou pleasest and within Thy grasp lie the kingdoms of creation.
  • . قد شحذ الانياب للحم الاحباب
  • The fangs of Thine enemies have been whetted, ready to bite into the flesh of Thy lovers.
  • . ان نحفظ الاصحاب يامالك الرقاب والحاكم في المأب
  • Protect these companions, O Thou Who rulest over all humankind and art the Judge on the Day of Judgement.
  Keyvan
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Noura Pourmoradian Is Arrested In Shiraz In The Name of Islam!

 

They Arrested Noura in SHIRAZ In The Name Of Islam and The Children Stopped to Drum!!

 

Little children in Shiraz are drumming for the safe release and return of their beloved music teacher Noura Pourmoradian who was arrested a few days ago while in class teaching them songs. Her arrest was in the name of Islam! Authorities told Noura’s parents that Baha’is couldn’t teach children, according to the Islamic Republic laws. Which means; Receiving and delivering education is a crime in Iran for Baha’is according to Islam and their daughter has crossed the RED line. They looked Noura’s parents in the eyes and said her crime is of a most serious kind while escorting Noura to await her sentence behind bars !!

 

What happened?

A few days ago, in the name of Islam, a band of male and female agents of the Islamic Republic Regime in Shiraz raided the school, marched through the school ground, barged into the preschoolers classroom, frightened the children, ordered Noura to get up as children watched in horror and arrested her. They put handcuffs on Noura, yanked and shoved her against the wall. They confiscated Noura’s cell phone, checked her body and, like a criminal, took Noura away to prison!! All in the name of Islam, all in the name of Islam!

Since then the children do not want to come to school. Those who do, cling to their parents and drum with sad faces, their eyes fixed on the door hoping Noura walks in with her radiant usual smile. The children are worried for their teacher’s safety and pray for her safe return. They do not understand why Islam is so scary and unpredictable!! They want their classroom once again filled with songs and music. They want to sing with Noura!! They want to sit on her lap, hear her melodious voice, drumming happy drums!! They want to like Islam too!

 

Parents and teachers are stunned, saddened, ashamed and angry about what happened in the name of Islam. They say; “We have no problem with any one having a different belief. We respect one another and we are happy as long as we share a common humanity.” Parents and teachers try to comfort the children and wonder where is God, where is Prophet Muhammad? One father cries and says; I wonder if He is watching and weeping from above on what is being committed in the name of Islam!

 

Who is Noura?

Noura is my young student in Iran. Her cheerful and hopeful spirit lifts my heart. Her determination, zeal and perseverance is amazing to watch in the face of ongoing injustice perpetrated on her family and others by the Islamic Republic Regime of Iran. As an Iranian American psychotherapist living in US for over 40 years, I see the Baha’is of Iran as beacons of love, unity and education for oneness of all mankind.

 

I remember a Couple of years ago suddenly Noura’s mom disappeared. The family did not know of her where about! Baha’is of Iran are well too familiar with the disappearing of their loved ones only to learn later that they are arrested and imprisoned in the name of Islam. It is all about a systematic plan for decapitating the Baha’i community by making it impossible to be a force for illumination in Iran. Noura’s mother was arrested twice on account of the same supposed crime; teaching parents and children the virtues of human kind through songs and stories in her own home! Noura witnessed the courage and perseverance of her mother and father dealing with Islamic Republic authorities cruelty and injustice all in the name of Islam. The parents of the children were all summoned to testify as witnesses to Noura’s mom’s crime. Almost all refused to betray their loved teacher and respected friend, all stood firm in support of Noura’s mom’s right as people of conscience who should worship as they choose under Islam.

Baha’u’llah, Noura says, has taught us to love our enemies which means to me to wish the best of this world and the next for all. I want to do as Baha’u’llah teaches. Loving humanity is a teaching of God for today. Educating children with the spirit of service is an act of worship according to Baha’i Teachings. Why am I barred from my act of worship in the name of Islam?

How Do I know Noura?

I was teaching Noura child development from a multicultural perspective. Noura has been barred from attending college because of being a Baha’i. Not having the chance to go to university in Iran made her sad inside. She dreamt of being able to study and to learn. She loves music and she loves to teach. “Music has helped me to connect with my spiritual powers and the joy within”; she once shared. Noura has a beautiful voice and when she chants the Baha’i prayers, it feels like angels come around and listen. “As a Baha’i child I have learned that music is the ladder of our soul. I see how children respond to moral education when I combine music and uplifting words. Their humanity comes out they are inspired to serve their fellow man. Children in Iran have so much sadness. As a Baha’i I believe education of their heart is the heart of education.” Noura told me. It is an honor for me to serve as her mentor.

What I Ask?

Would you please join me to speak up in defense of Noura? Would you ask your friends, your government, your representative, your teachers, your students, your neighbors, your family, to join us to shine a global flood light on the darkness that has suffocated Iran for so long? Would you speak up in support of the human rights of teaching all children what it means to be human? Would you please make an effort to include in your conversation the importance of basic human rights for the Baha’is of Iran and specially Noura Pourmoradian and all innocent prisoners in Iran.

 

The children, their parents and the school want the Islamic Republic Regime of Iran stop demonizing the Baha’is of Iran. They want the authorities to know there is no need for them to be afraid and scared of the influence of the Baha’i teachers in Iran? They want their children to have dedicated teachers such as Noura and her mom. What does the Islamic Republic have to loose by welcoming the Baha’i teachers to teach children about oneness of all humanity, elimination of all prejudice, equality of women and men, independent investigation of truth, world peace, oneness of all religions, oneness of God, harmony of science and religion, and discovery of spiritual solutions to the economic problems of the world? What harm comes to Islamic Republic of Iran if children learn to respect and value humanity in every one?

 

Parents, and teachers in Iran are praying for the freedom of all Baha’is who wish the betterment of Iran in the eyes of all mankind? People of Iran pray for their Baha’i neighbors and teachers who risk their lives only to elevate education of the next generation. They say; “Noura is like her name, luminous, a point of light and love. Noura is one of our best teachers. Noura is like a happy dream in sad times. Noura belongs to our classroom not in the corner of Islamic Republic dark and dangerous prison!!”

 

Let Noura go, let Noura go, Let Noura go, the children drum!!

Will you echo their drum? Will you pray for the universal music of love and respect for Basic human rights? Will you raise the question of until when “Receiving education and delivering education is a crime in Iran for Baha’is”? Will you join the children and all people of good will in concert in the name of God, the loving creator of ALL MANKIND announcing that education is never a crime!?

Prayer for Noura’s Safe return

He is God!

O Lord my God!  O Thou Helper of the feeble, Succorer of the poor and Deliverer of the helpless who turn unto Thee.

With utmost lowliness I raise my suppliant hands to Thy kingdom of beauty and fervently call upon Thee with my inner tongue, saying:

O Lord!  These souls have tasted bitter agony in this earthly life and have, as a sign of their love for the shining beauty of Thy countenance and in their eagerness to attain Thy celestial kingdom, tolerated every gross indignity that the people of tyranny have inflicted upon them.

O Lord!  Fill their ears with the verses of divine assistance and of a speedy victory, and deliver them from the oppression of such as wield terrible might.  Withhold the hands of the wicked and leave not these souls to be torn by the claws and teeth of fierce beasts, for they are captivated by their love for Thee, entrusted with the mysteries of Thy holiness, stand humbly at Thy door and have attained to Thine exalted precinct.

O Lord!  Graciously reinforce them with a new spirit; illumine their eyes by enabling them to behold Thy wondrous evidences in the gloom of night; destine for them all good that aboundeth in Thy Kingdom of eternal mysteries; make them as brilliant stars shining over all regions, luxuriant trees laden with fruit and branches moving in the breezes of dawn.

Verily, Thou art the Bountiful,the Mighty, the Omnipotent, the Unconstrained.  There is none other God but Thee, the God of love and tender mercy, the All-Glorious, the Ever-Forgiving.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Thank you for lending your voice in defense of the defenseless and the meek.

Keyvan

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Happy Birthday Baha’u’llah for Teaching How Humanity Can have the Good of This World and the Next.!

 

The Baha’is of Iran have been the target of the non stop attacks of the Islamic Republic Regime with all its powers and forces. From the onset of the revolution, secret documents were found that revealed the plots of the Islamic Regime to decapitate the peaceful and vibrant Baha’i community. The forward looking teachings of the Baha’i Faith is most threatening to the backward mindset of the regime.

One strategy that has worked for the Regime is the systematic arrest, intimidation, threats of execution, and finally asking for a hefty Bail (non refundable by design) to let the innocent go free. The Baha’is of Iran, have indeed proven the claim of Baha’u’llah in creating a new race of man who is independent of aught else except God.

The whole world is in awe to witness, their integrity, nobility of spirit, their spiritual sense of priorities preferring the love of humanity over and above every thing else and willing to pay for it.

Recently they had another multidirectional attack by their government in different parts of the country. May God reward every one with what they seek. The Baha’is want to love humanity so they live their value of oneness of all humanity. The Islamic Regime loves to destroy whoever loves humanity and celebrates unity in diversity and they cultivate hate and deceit.

Mrs. Jan-Nesar was arrested and imprisoned for her belief in the Baha’i Faith and service to teach children in the community. The family has paid the hefty bail to get her out.

I am moved by their sense of faith to not even be burdened by the cruelty and might of their government. They just practice what they believe to be good; honesty, integrity, and love of God exemplified in the unconditional love for all humanity.

مهناز جانثار که فعال حقوق کودکان است،برای دومین بار در بندرعباس دستگیر شد. ایشان در سال چهارم دبیرستان به خاطر اعتقاد به دیانت بهایی از دبیرستان اخراج شدند؛ اما او نه تنها دست از یادگیری و تحصیل بر نداشت بلکه با عزمی قویتر در موسسه علمی بهایی در رشته مشاوره تربیتی به تحصیل ادامه داد. پس از اتمام این دوره بخاطر عشق و علاقه به کودکان تصمیم به کمک به مشکلات کودکان گرفت و به همین منظور در زمینه اختلالات یادگیری کودکان ،مدرک خود را از جهاد دانشگاهی تهران اخذ نمود.
در آغاز کار با روانشناسی شروع به همکاری در مرکز مشاوره خصوصی نمودند و برای سخنرانی در بیمارستان روانپزشکی بندر عباس دعوت شدند، با معرفی نوع و شیوه کار با کودکان مورد استقبال روانپزشکان کودک و روانشناسان قرار گرفت که متاسفانه بدلیل منع کار دولتی با وجود نیاز به کار و تجربه ایشان نتوانستند همکاری خود را ادامه دهند.
بعلت مهاجرت روانشناس همکار، خانم جانثار کار خود را در منزل شخصی خود ادامه دادند و دوره مونته سوری و موسیقی درمانی هم در جهت کمک و درمان به کودکان آموختند.اما پس از مدتی در خرداد سال ۹۱ مامورین اطلاعات به منزل ایشان یورش بردند و او را بازداشت کردند ، پس از مدت ۲۳ روز با قید ضمانت آزاد شد.
پس از آزادی دست از تلاش در جهت کمک به کودکان بر نداشت با اینکه می دانست امکان و خطر بازداشت و تهدید مجدد وجود دارد.
مهناز با صبوری و با عشق سالها به بچه ها و مسائل تربیتی شان خدمت کرد.تا اینکه در سال ۱۳۹۵ حکم او صادر و به دو سال محرومیت از کار محکوم شدند ولی در ۲۷ فروردین ۹۶ دادگاه تجدید نظر این حکم را به ۴ ماه کاهش دادند.
ایشان خوشحال بودند که هنوز انسانهای شریفی در دستگاه قضایی وجود دارند که صدای او را می شنوند و با تعصب قضاوت نمی کنند، اما در ۲۹ فروردین سال ۹۶ برای بار دوم مامورین اطلاعات به منزل ایشان هجوم بردند و او را دستگیر کردند هم اکنون ایشان در باز داشت به سر می برند.
سئوال این است آیا پاداش سالهای خدمت عاشقانه و صادقانه به کودکان ایران زمین ، زندان ، شکنجه و تهدید است؟

This is what Baha’is believe and practice. It is up to the rest of the world to have the honor and privilege of speaking up for any one who resembles angels in this world occupied by Dart Waders of all sorts. Let us share the news so we share the nobiliity of their spirit.

The pictures of recently released  Mrs. Jan-Nesar and her family, speaks a thousand page. If this is who we as human beings can be, I have hope in humanity.

Happy birthday Baha’u’llah.

 

Keyvan

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