This article or section is incomplete This page is marked as lacking essential detail, and needs attention. Information regarding expansion requirements may be found on the article's talk page. Feel free to edit this page to assist with this expansion.

Persecution was the systematic maltreatment of individuals who fell into certain groups, such as followers of a religion or members of a species. One who believed they were being persecuted with little or no valid evidence to support their claims was said to have a persecution complex.

In 2152, Jonathan Archer found the Vulcans to suffer from bigotry in regards to melders. In contrast, Humans "don't persecute (diversity), we embrace it."(ENT: "Stigma")

In 2268, Koloth demanded James T. Kirk deliver an official apology to the Klingon High Command, in which he took personal responsibility for persecuting Klingons in the quadrant surrounding Deep Space Station K-7. (TOS: "The Trouble with Tribbles")

Also that year, Lokai assured Pavel Chekov he couldn't possibly understand what it was like for him on Cheron, as Earth had no persecution. Chekov then recalled reading about persecution in Earth's past in his history class. Hikaru Sulu added that it had happened in the 20th century and that such "primitive thinking" had long since ceased. (TOS: "Let That Be Your Last Battlefield")

In 2369, Quark assured Odo that if he weren't on Deep Space 9, the security chief would just find another innocent to persecute. (DS9: "Babel")

External link Edit

Community content is available under CC-BY-NC unless otherwise noted.