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[Personal information has been redacted.]

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


[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] 25 Ordibehesht 1361 [15 May 1982]

[Issue No.:] 16741


A member of Arman-e Mostazafan [ideology for the deprived] and a representative of the Baha’i sect were arrested in Babol

The Public Affairs [Office] of the Islamic Revolutionary Committee Head Office (or Islamic Revolutionary Central Committee) in Babol announced that, through the continuous efforts of the Revolutionary Guard Central Committee in Babol, along with the Nation of Hezbollah, a large volume of documents, booklets, books, and publications were discovered during the past several days in a residence and at a shop in Babol.  These documents belong to anti-Revolutionary and small atheist groups.  [In addition] 2,500 bank savings booklets and 500 bank invoices, journals, deplorable photo albums and videos were found and confiscated.

According to the same report, in this connection, ten individuals were arrested and detained.  It is notable to state that among those arrested were a representative of the perverse Baha’i sect in Babol, and an active member of the small group called Arman-e Mostazafan.