[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]

 

[Newspaper:] Ajang

[Date:] 25 Ordibehesht 1334 [16 May 1955]

[Issue No.:] 72

 

Foreign Countries and Current Affairs

It is guessed that the current affair attracting the attention of the people is the arrival of the American advisors. A few days ago, it was supposed that a few of the affluent Americans [had] invested their capital in Iran. Since this could worry some political [groups], the question of the Baha’is was raised as a pretext to prevent their movement. The American newspapers massively published reports on the occupation of the Baha’i centres and classified the country of Iran as a dangerous region to do business with.