Over here we don’t believe in persecuting anybody.
In England, Simon was irritated by the persecution of those who called themselves Methodists at the hands of their more liberal brethren, and as Simon called himself a Methodist, he worked his way across the Atlantic to Philadelphia, thence to Jamaica, thence to Mobile, and up the Saint Stephens.
"Well I don’t know for certain," he said, "they’re supposed to change money or somethin’, but that ain’t no cause to persecute ’em."
Persecution comes from people who are prejudiced.
Jem, it’s not right to persecute anybody, is it?
Miss Gates said, "When you get to high school, Cecil, you’ll learn that the Jews have been persecuted since the beginning of history, even driven out of their own country."
There are no more uses of "persecution" in the book.
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Everyone knows about the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis.
In that country non-Muslims are persecuted by law.