Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.

Rainn Wilson speaks out against Baha'i persecution in Iran

Rainn Wilson of The Office has an editorial over at CNN.com  addressing the persecution of Baha'is in Iran in general, and the pending trial of of seven Baha'i leaders in particular. Wilson's probably the highest profile member of the Baha'i faith in America and, after a self-deprecating opening describing himself as a "a comic character actor best known for playing weirdos with bad haircuts" he offers a thumbnail sketch of the Iran-born religion and a brief history of its troubled relationship with the country of its origin up to this latest development.

Advertisement

Share This Story