Translation of "persecution" - English-Spanish dictionary

persecution

noun uk /ˌpɜː.sɪˈkjuː.ʃən/ us /ˌpɝː.səˈkjuː.ʃən/

unfair or cruel treatment over a long period of time because of race, religion, or political beliefs

persecución
They left the country out of fear of persecution.
refugees escaping from political persecution

(Translation of “persecution” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)