Praying for tolerance

Praying for tolerance

There are 1 comment on the theithacan.org story from Mar 19, 2009, titled Praying for tolerance. In it, theithacan.org reports that:

... The arrests and detentions of seven Baha’i leaders in March and May 2008 in Iran prompted members of the Ithaca Baha’i community to gather Sunday. A photograph of these seven Baha’is rested on a tiny shrine, looking out toward the followers as they prayed for equality and peace. On Feb. 11, deputy Tehran prosecutor Hassan Haddad announced to the press that the “illegal Baha’i group” would be tried on charges that included “espionage for Israel [where the Baha’i headquarters is located], insulting religious sanctities and propaganda against the Islamic republic ...”

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Mar 19, 2009
"If convicted, the seven will be sentenced to death, but so far none of the detainees have been tried.

Baha’i communities in Iran and other areas of the Middle East have been persecuted since the religion’s founding in Iran in 1844 ..."

Perhaps they will be tried AFTER they've been convicted in an Islamic court?

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