New U.S. State Department Report Blasts Iran for Anti-Semitism

(U.S. State Department) The U.S. State Department released its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday. The Iran section includes a discussion of anti-Semitism in Iran. "Members of the Iranian Jewish community are reportedly subject to government restrictions and discrimination. Government officials continued to question the history of the Holocaust, and anti-Semitism remained a pervasive problem. In May, President Rouhani implied Jewish control over various Western interests, saying that speeches by foreign officials criticizing Iran were 'written by Zionists word for word.' Cartoons in state-run media outlets repeatedly depicted foreign officials as puppets of Jewish control."

2020-03-12 00:00:00

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