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Celebrating Cyrus the Great at Westminster

On the 26th of October, the Zoroastrian APPG celebrated Cyrus the Great Day at Westminster. The celebrations marked the day Cyrus, who is world renowned for establishing the first charter of human rights – Cyrus Cylinder, entered Babylon. The event was attended by a number of influential Parliamentarians who listened to leading academics give their thoughts […]

Zoroastrian APPG Cyrus the Great Day Celebrations

The Zoroastrian APPG held their Cyrus the Great Day celebration in Parliament on Monday 26th October.   The event centred on Cyrus the Great Day, the day when Cyrus entered Babylon, while also focusing on the similarities between Cyrus’ achievements, such as his Cylinder, and the Magna Carta – which celebrates its 800th anniversary this year.   Dr Rashna Writer, […]