Religious Minorities in an Increasingly Intolerant Middle East

Daniel Pipes

Date: March 7, 2012

Location: Bern

Daniel Pipes observes that in medieval times, Islam was, “in relative terms, quite tolerant of religious minorities.” However, during the past hundred years, persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in the Islamic Middle East has become “more systematic.” Christians and other non-Muslim minorities are now in danger of eradication.