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United States Policies in Support of Religious Freedom

Author United States Department of State
Title of item
United States Policies in Support of Religious Freedom
Subtitle of item
Focus on Christians
Date of this edition 1997
Permission public domain
Posted 1998 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Legal/gov't. Documents
Abstract The US Department of State report "United States Policies in Support of Religious Freedom: Focus on Christians" includes a few brief mentions of Bahá'ís in Iran; the relevant passages are excerpted here.
Notes This report is taken from a webpage of the United States Department of State titled "97/07/22 Report on Religious Freedom: Focus on Christians," at The lengthy document mentions Bahá'ís in passing a few times; the following is the only extended discussion of the Faith.

A colophon at the end of the report gives this information: "This report was prepared pursuant to the Managers Statement which accompanies the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 1997, House Report 3610: "that the Department of State report to the Congress on or before January 15, 1997 with a detailed summary of United States policies designed to reduce and eliminate today's mounting persecution of Christians throughout the world."

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