Bahá'í Followers Practice Their Religion Freely in Oakland
Keivan Hedayat gathers every other week with other members of the Bahá'í religion in Oakland. They come together in a member's home overlooking Lake Merritt to pray, sing, eat and discuss scriptures.
Everything has to be in secret, said Hedayat of the precautions his family takes with their religious practices in Iran. Just a few months ago they killed two more Bahá'ís in Iran.
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