Does Islam permit persecution on a religious basis?
are Muslims who believe in all the teachings of Islam and the Qur'an. All Muslims should believe in the Qur'an.
Islam does not permit persecution against true Muslims who are truthful (Part No. 2; Page No. 390) in their faith and in following the Qur'an and the guidance of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him. Moreover, doing so is prohibited and may be considered Kufr (disbelief). If the reality of
Bohras senior scholar and his followers is as what you have mentioned in your questions, then they are disbelievers who do not believe in the principles of Islam or the guidance of the Qur'an and the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace be upon him). It is not unlikely for them to persecute those who are truthful in their belief in Allah, His Book, His Messenger (peace be upon him) and the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah. Disbelievers in every nation used to persecute the Messengers of Allah sent to guide them.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.