Baha'is Lobby U.S. Commission to Help Them Survive In Iran

February 11, 2011

Author: Eric Marrapodi

Source: The CNN Belief Blog

It is a bad time to be a Baha'i in Iran, American adherents of the faith say.


The religion, founded in Iran in 1844, is now considered heretical by Iranian authorities. Its 300,000 adherents in the country "may face repression on the grounds of apostasy," according to the annual report of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.