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Article published in IIRF (International Institute for Religious Freedom ) Website

People across the world are suffering from persecution.

"And why are they suffering?" John Graz said."... they are excluded only because of their religion."

By: Von:Michael De Groote 


People across the world are suffering from persecution. "And why are they suffering?" John Graz said. "Are they dangerous for their country? Are they bad people? No, most of the time they are good people. But they are suffering, they are discriminated against, they are excluded only because of their religion."[...]

"People are afraid about religion. When they see people who are dedicated to their religion, they are afraid they may become fanatics which will lead to religious war again," Graz said.

But history shows that religious freedom is the antidote to these conflicts, not the cause. "It took centuries of misunderstanding, tensions and war to have religious freedom," Graz said.

"From time to time, courageous people - heroes of freedom - stood for religious freedom and sometime they gave their life," Graz said. "And we should never, never forget them."


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