Russia, Britain and Bahais

Firuz Kazemzadeh, Toronto conference on Bahai question (1-3 July, 2011)

WIkipedia: Firuz Kazemzadeh was born in Moscow, where his father served in the embassy of Iran. Kazemzadeh taught at Harvard in 1954-1956, then moved to Yale where he was professor of history until his retirement as professor emeritus in 1992. Between May 15, 1998 and May 14, 2003, Kazemzadeh served as a Commissioner on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, first appointed to this position in 1998 by President Bill Clinton, and in 2001, reappointed by US Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle. Kazemzadeh is an adherent of Bahai Faith and, from 1963 to 2000, served as a member of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahai of the United States: