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Research based on extensive interviews exploring three ways that members of the Bahá'í community responded to diaspora and persecution: passing as Muslim, religious constancy in the face of danger, and alternating "passing" with open displays.
This document is online under Creative Commons license at, where it is also available in HTML and XML formats. See also From Outsider to Outsider: A Study of Iranian Bahá'ís' Identity in Iran and the United States (Morlock, 2023).

Religious Persecution and Oppression:
A Study of Iranian Baha'ís' Strategies of Survival

by Naghme Naseri Morlock

published in Journal of Hate Studies, 17:2, pages 15-24
Spokane, WA: Gonzaga University, 2021
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