Iran’s Sunnis demand greater religious freedom

With tensions rising in Iran’s volatile Sunni-dominated Sistan-Baluchistan, a leading Sunni cleric called on Tehran on Saturday to give greater religious freedom and political acknowledgement to the Islamic Republic’s Sunni minority.
“The question is why [Sunnis] cannot be minister, vice-minister, ambassador and governor? It is our legal right to be acknowledged and participate in the fate of our country,” Molavi Abdol-Hameed said, according to Sunni Online, an Iranian Sunni news outlet.
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