Crimes Against Humanity: The Islamic Republic’s Attacks on the Bahá’ís

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This report complements two earlier publications, A Faith Denied: The Persecution of the Bahá’ís of Iran (2006) and Community Under Siege: The Ordeal of the Bahá’ís of Shiraz (2007). It argues that the Islamic Republic’s campaign of persecution against Iran’s Bahá’ís involves acts contrary to the principles of common humanity under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, customary law and international criminal law – acts that amount to crimes against humanity.

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Iran Human Rights Documentation Center
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2008

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