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Persecution of Bah s: Statements About the Persecution of Bah s, Allegations of Bah Involvement With Other Powers

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Published July 8th 2011
ISBN : 9781156858622
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84 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Statements about the persecution of Bah s, Iranian anti-Bah conspiracy theories, EgyptianMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Statements about the persecution of Bah s, Iranian anti-Bah conspiracy theories, Egyptian identification card controversy, Jasb, Quenching the Light. Excerpt: The persecution of Bah ?s is the religious persecution of Bah ?s in various countries, especially in Iran, where the Bah Faith originated and the location of one of the largest Bah populations in the world. The origins of persecution stem from a variety of Bah teachings inconsistent with traditional Islamic belief, including the finality of Muhammads prophethood, and places Bah ?s outside the Islamic faith. Thus Bah ?s are seen as apostates from Islam, and, according to some, must choose between repentance and death. Bah ?s as well as the United Nations, Amnesty International, the European Union, the United States and peer-reviewed academic literature have stated that the members of the Bah community in Iran have been subjected to unwarranted arrests, false imprisonment, beatings, torture, unjustified executions, confiscation and destruction of property owned by individuals and the Bah community, denial of employment, denial of government benefits, denial of civil rights and liberties, and denial of access to higher education. The Bah Faith grew out of B bism, which was established in 1844 by the B b in Iran. 89% of Iranians adhere to the Twelver branch of Shia Islam, which holds as a core doctrine the expected advent of a messianic figure known as the Qaim or as the Imam Mahdi. The B b claimed he was the Imam Mahdi and thus he had equal status to the Prophet Muhammad with the power, which he exercised, to abrogate the final provisions of Islamic law. Bah ull h, a B b who claimed to be the one foretold by the B b, claimed a similar station for himself in 1863 as a Manifestation of God and as the promised figure foretold in the...