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Iran prevents Baha’i minority from obtaining the national identity, removes ‘other religions’ option from ID cards

Iran prevents Baha’i minority from obtaining national identity, removes ‘other religions’ option from ID cards

Iranian authorities have denied issuing new identity cards to its Baha’i minority. As per the report submitted by UN special rapporteur to Iran, Javaid Rehman, Iranian law acknowledges only Zoroastrians, Jews, and Christians as the country’s religious minorities. Rehman mentioned in his July 2019 report that Iran considered Baha’is as …

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