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Religious Minorities in Iran

An Iranian Jew prays in a synagogue in Shiraz, Iran, Dec. 4, 1999. The Government of Iran is engaged in the systematic oppression of its citizens, including the persecution of individuals for religious, political and other reasons. Members of the country's religious minorities—including Sunni Muslims, Sufis, Zoroastrians, Jews, and Christians—are frequently imprisoned, harassed, and intimidated based on their religious beliefs. © AP/WWP

12/23/2005 -- Iran: Death of Zabihullah Mahrami

An Iranian Jew prays in a synagogue in Shiraz, Iran, Dec. 4, 1999. © AP/WWP


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