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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:] Bamdad

[Date:] 18 Azar 1358 [9 December 1979]


“Latest Phone Calls from Towns”

Charged with Creating Anarchy and Murder:

Four individuals were executed by firing squad in Shiraz

As ordered by the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Shiraz, a number of those convicted by the revolutionary court were executed by firing squad during the past two days. The names of the executed are as follows… Esfandiyar – Mansour and Satiyar Shafiee, convicted of instigating a quarrel in the village of Seyfabad in Kazeroon .

Colonel Azamatollah Fahandezh, who was convicted of being one of the persons involved in the killings in Saadi town, was executed two nights ago before the firing squad at twenty two hours and thirty minutes…