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Abdullah Olofi is a social researcher and human rights advocate specializing in minority rights. He heads the urban communities unit at the Yemeni Center for Social Studies & Labor Research.

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The Yemen Brief Podcast | Episode 9 | Minority Communities in Yemen, Part Two: Ba’hais

April 17, 2022
The Ba’hai faith is one of the world’s youngest major religions, emerging from the cultural and philosophical context of Shia Islam in 19th century Persia. Adherents reached the Yemeni islands and … Read more

The Baha’is in Yemen: From Obscurity to Persecution and Exile

June 18, 2021
After a brief look at the history, beliefs and philosophy of the Baha’i faith, this report examines the workings of Yemen’s Baha’i community and how this community fits into Yemen’s religious, social … Read more