The Importance of Raising Awareness about the Persecution of Baha’is in Iran

Below is a great op-ed that appeared in a Malaysian newspaper about the prolonged persecution of the Baha’i community in Iran. The writer, a Malaysian Baha’i, points out that the persecution of Baha’is violates Iran’s obligations under international law, and when the intentional community condemned these violations, the persecution subsided.

End genocide amongst the Baha’i
by Liva Sreedharan | MalaysiaKini
November 4, 2010

For the past 29 months, they’ve been held captive, shielded from sunshine or even the slightest allure of humanity. They have had to bear with the stench of stale, putrid air. They are permitted to have fresh air only two hours each week.

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