Amid turmoil, Iran set to try 7 Baha'i leaders
CNN / Moni Basu

(CNN) -- A trial for seven Iranian Baha'is that has come to symbolize the persecution of followers of the faith is set to unfold next week with added controversy and global attention.

Recent turmoil and governmental crackdowns on protesters in Iran have raised concern about the fate of the seven Baha'i community leaders, who have been held at Tehran's Evin prison since their arrests in March and May 2008

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