Education under fire for some religious groups in Iran
With all the public has been hearing about the violence in the Middle East, sometimes the smaller issues can go unnoticed. Amnesty International is hosting an event tonight in the Rion Ballroom at the J. Wayne Reitz Union on the University of Florida campus where a documentary about religious oppression in Iran will be aired. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports how members of the Bahai faith are denied higher education based on their religious beliefs.
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