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US criticises Iran for religious persecution

The United States voiced growing concern on Friday about Iran`s "ongoing persecution" of religious minorities, including Baha`is, and called on Tehran to protect human rights at home.

Iran court opens trial of 7 Baha`is on spy charges

Seven members of Iran`s Baha`I minority went on trial today on charges of spying and acting against the country`s national security, state media reported.

US condemns `persecution` of Baha`is in Iran

The US today strongly condemned the Iranian Government`s decision to commence espionage trial against seven leaders of the country`s Baha`i community and
expressed deep concern over their "ongoing persecution".

Iran says seven detained Baha`is to go on trial

Iran will put on trial seven detained Baha`i believers on Tuesday accused of spying for Tehran`s arch foe Israel and insulting sanctities, the official IRNA news agency reported.