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Religious Minorities in Iran (Cambridge Middle East Studies)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political control & freedoms,
  • Religious groups,
  • Religious tolerance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Contemporary Politics - Middle East,
  • Religion And Politics,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Sociology,
  • Religious minorities,
  • Iran,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Religious minorities--Iran,
  • Political,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • Politics and government,
  • Religion and state

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7752869M
    ISBN 100521770734
    ISBN 109780521770736

    In , Congress voted to expand the Lautenberg Amendment to establish a legal presumption of eligibility for refugee status for Iran’s religious minorities. Since then, ab Iranians have been resettled in the US. These include members of Jewish, Mandaean, Zoroastrian and Bahai religious minorities, as well as Christians.


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Hardcover $ WRITING IN AN EVEN-HANDED MANNER about the treatment of non-Muslim religious minorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the ways they cope with government policies must surely be one of the most delicate scholarly tasks endeavored.

Yet this is precisely what. Iran: Ethnic and Religious Minorities Summary Iran is home to approximately million people who are ethnically, religiously, and linguistically diverse. The central authority is dominated by Persians who constitute 51% of Iran’s population. Iranians speak diverse Indo Cited by: Download Eliz Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between non-Muslim religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years.

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Her analysis is based on a detailed examination of the history and. Religious Minorities in Iran, by Eliz Sanasarian. Cambridge University Press, xix + pages, 4 tables, 9 illustrations, notes, bibliography Religious Minorities in Iran book index.

$, hardbound. Sanasarian's study of the non-Muslim minorities of Iran fills an important gap in the information readily available on the complex mosaic of Middle Eastern society. Get this from a library. Religious minorities in Iran. [Eliz Sanasarian] -- "Eliz Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between non-Muslim religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic to the.

Iran’s ethnic minorities share a widespread sense of discrimination and deprivation toward the central Tehran Religious Minorities in Iran book. Tehran’s highly centralized development strategy has resulted in a wide socioeconomic gap between the center and the peripheries, where there is also an uneven distribution of power, socioeconomic resources, and.

Read this book on Questia. Eliz Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between non-Muslim religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic to the present day. Eliz Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between non-Muslim religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic to the present day.

Her analysis is based on a detailed examination of the history and experiences of the Armenians, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Jews, Zoroastrians, Bahais and Iranian Christians, and describes how. Because of its failure to respect religious minorities, Iran has been considered a “country of particular concern” by the State Department for close to two decades.

Advertisement Hundreds of Author: Jeff Cimmino. Iran’s Ethnic Groups. Iran is a predominantly Shiite Muslim state but contains sizeable ethnic and religious minorities that influence Iran’s foreign and regional policy.

Eliz Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between non-Muslim religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic to the present day. Her analysis is based on a detailed examination of the history and experiences of the Price: $ Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic.

While the book is essentially empirical, it also highlights questions associated with exclusion and marginalization and the role of the state in defining those boundaries. The situation of religious and ethnic minorities is a neglected aspect of the human rights picture in Iran. With the exception of the persecution of the Baha'i religious minority, little has been written about human rights problems experienced by minorities.

Yet, as this report shows, ethnic and religious differences underlie some of the most persistent and serious human rights problems in. The future of religious minorities in the Middle East is an issue for more than Christians and Muslims. Jewish communities have all but vanished apart from within Israel.

Groups such as the Alawites, the Yezidis, Druze, Kakais and Mandaeans, like Christians, struggle for survival. Human Rights Quarterly () Religious Minorities in Iran, by Eliz Sanasarian (New York: Cambridge University Press, ) xix + pp., bibliography, : Reza M Afshari. The two women describe their ordeal in the book Captive in Iran.

Amirizadeh and her friend are among thousands of Iranians persecuted in Iran because of their religious beliefs.

Iran’s constitution, laws and regulations must be “in conformity with Islamic criteria” based on Ja’fari Shia Islam, the official state religion. The case of the Baha’i Faith clearly is the litmus test regarding the human rights of religious minorities in Iran.

Like other states that once signed and ratified the ICCPR, the Islamic Republic is bound by contract to integrate members of minorities into state and society through granting them identical exercise of their civic and political.

By: Kamil Alboshoka September 2, Persecution in Iran against religious and ethnic minorities has been heavily practiced since the advent of the current’ regime in Large number of minorities has been executed, detained or tortured because of legitimate demands.

Death penalty in Iran Iran is one of the countries that [ ]. The Islamic state is a particularly inhospitable home to religious minorities—Christians, Baha’is, Jews, Sunni Muslims. Iran is Exhibit #1 for the threat posed by Islamic fundamentalists. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Cambridge [u.a.] Edition Reprinted.

External-identifierPages: Discrimination against religious minorities in Iran / CERD – August official status in matters pertaining to religious education, affairs of personal status (marriage, divorce, inheritance, and wills) and related litigation in courts of law.

[ ]” Although Sunni Muslims are accorded full respect by the Constitution, some Sunni groups haveFile Size: KB. Iran: Religion and Religious Minorities. Spiritual development. and after a while the preaching of Zoroaster was collected in one sacred book - Avesta.

He himself was endowed with unusual abilities and over the course of several centuries turned into a mythical personality, in the existence of which almost all Western scholars doubted.

for all laws regulating the treatment of religious minorities; a book first pub lished inA Muslim Commentary on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, established the ideological baseline for the Iranian theocracy's policy on non-Muslim minorities. The first chapter introduces the religious minorities of Iran, recounting the.

Religious Minorities in Iran, by Eliz Sanasarian. Cambridge University Press, xix + pages, 4 tables, 9 illustrations, notes, bibliography and index. $, hardbound. Comprehensive History of the Jews of Iran, by Habib Levy, translated from the Persian by George Maschke.

In order to understand the government’s persecution of religious minorities in Iran, it is important to recognize and understand Islam’s role in the government. However, before analyzing the relationship between Islam and the government, a basic understanding of Islam as well as its relationship with other religions is : Eden Hambric.

Religious Minorities in Iran deals with the remaining 2 percent composed of Christians (Armenians, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Iranian Christian converts), Jews, Zoroastrians, and Bahais.

According to Sanasarian, modern Iranian history has exhibited constant fluctuations between extremes of ultra-nationalism and religious bigotry, moderated by "an. Religious Minorities in Iran.

Cambridge University Press. This book explores the political and ideological relationship between non-Muslim religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic to the present day. people of the Book and they are granted the right to exercise religious freedom in Iran.

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Religious Minorities in Iran Author: Eliz Sanasarian Publisher: Cambridge University Press, xix + pages, 4 tables, 9 illustrations, notes, bibliography. Religious minorities in Iran / Eliz Sanasarian. – (Cambridge Middle East studies 13) Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0 4 (hb) ous minorities – Iran. on and state – Iran. ous tolerance – Iran. – Politics and. 17 Saleh, Ethnic Identity and the State in Iran, 18 Elling, “Tribal Hands and Minority Votes,” 19 On measures that Armenian, Jewish and other communities take to conform to regime expectations, see Sanasarian, Religious Minorities in Iran, –7, – 20 Cited by: 2.

Religious toleration, one of the characteristics of Iran during the Pahlavi monarchy, came to an end with the Islamic revolution in While Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians are recognized in the constitution of as official minorities, the revolutionary atmosphere in. Three of the most controversial religious minorities within the Islamic world will be examined in their respective socio-historical contexts: the Alevis in Turkey, the Ahmadiyya in Pakistan.

Contribution: The IS Caliphate and the West's Wars in Syria and Iraq: A Challenge to Religious Pluralism in the Middle East Cengiz Aktar Senior Scholar at Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University; former director at the United Nations. The relationship between religious majorities and minorities in the Middle East is often construed as one of domination versus powerlessness.

While this may indeed be the case, to claim that this is only or always so is to give a simplified picture of a complex reality. UN report assails Iran for persecution of religious minorities “Under the law, Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians face discrimination in the judicial system, such as hasher punishments.

Iran: Freedom of Religion; Treatment of Religious and Ethnic Minorities COI Compilation September This report serves the specific purpose of collating legally relevant information on conditions in countries of origin pertinent to the assessment of claims for asylum.

It is not intended to be a general report on human rights conditions. The holier-than-thou intolerance race that produced the Rushdie fatwa is one of many deadly episodes recounted by Kim Ghattas, a Lebanese .Iran's prominent place in the current news cycle has put its human rights violations on full display.

Meanwhile, Iran's shameless persecution of religious minorities continues to be too egregious to ignore. On a regular basis, Christians are arbitrarily detained, arrested, tortured, and sentenced to .