by Raymond Ibrahim • October 7, 2018 at 5:00 am
- "The government often uses it [the charge of 'acting against national
security'] against converts instead of the charge of apostasy… in an attempt to avoid international scrutiny." — Morning Star News, July 13, 2017.
- Not only does Iran persecute its Christian minorities, but it also tries to coerce them to embrace Islam — despite Rouhani’s boasts before the UN that "Iran does not seek to… impose its official religion on others…"
- "Rouhani wants to prove that he is a good Muslim by persecuting Christians….The authorities are trying to eradicate Christianity, just as the Islamic State group, but smarter." — Iranian Christian living in hiding, BosNewsLife, September 7, 2017.