US Department of States Expresses Concern: Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Iran

by keyvan

USA Department of States

Iran Press Watch is reporting That the fate of the Baha’i leaders in prisons are in danger.

United States Department of States is expressing concern about the on going violations of human rights of the Baha’is in Iran. The continued arbitrary arrests of the Baha’is, unsafe prison conditions, persecution are amongst the expressed concerns of the Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State released February 23, 2011

Iran’s leaders also continue to persecute ethnic and religious minorities. We are troubled by reports that, of the dozens of prisoners executed in 2011, most are ethnic minorities. At the same time, Baha’is and other religious minorities continue to be subjected to arbitrary arrests and prosecutions, harsh sentences, and unsafe prison conditions. We call on Iran to free all political prisoners and persecuted minorities.

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