Monday, December 25, 2006

Bahais in Egypt

The Bahai religion, now under attack in Egypt? The moderate country in the region?The Middle East is home to many different ethnic groups, cultures, and religions. Under Arab/Moslem domination, the non-Arab indigenous peoples of the region and the non-Moslem religious faiths are under attack. We have been delegitimized and are depicted as foreign to our own homeland.

The Egyptian court has now declared the Bahai religion illegal, defining its followers as apostates of Islam. The ruling means that Egypt's Bahais are unable to receive national identification cards... Without which they cannot register births, receive essential government services such as health and education, cannot apply for jobs, buy property, open bank accounts, or register their children in school.

Read about it here.

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