[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:] Donya

[Date:] 7 Bahman 1334 [28 January 1956]

[Issue No.:] 391

 

What Does Kashani Do in Prison and How Do They Take Food to Prison for Him?

For this reason it is not possible to exile him to Iraq. Dr. George Vansan examined Kashani’s tooth, and whenever he feels unwell in prison, he is treated by Colonel Moghbel and Colonel Tadayyon…

Haj Seyyed Abolghasem Kashani continues to be imprisoned at the Second Armored Division of the Central Barracks. No decision has been made about exiling him to another country yet; if there had been plans for exile, that decision would have been executed prior to his arrest…

 

Kashani and the Baha’is

…One of the strange things is that for some time Kashani longed to watch the Haziratu’l-Quds of the Baha’is. For the benefit of the readers, at noon time on Ashura of 1327 [1948/1949], he and a large number of enthusiastic mourners had moved to occupy the Haziratu’l-Quds, but the police force blocked the way at the north entrance at the Mokhberod-doleh cross section, and prohibited them from proceeding. At any rate, his wish came true when he was being transferred in a Pontiac to the military command office, and after a one-hour stop at the former location of the Haziratu’l-Quds, he went to the military court where he was officially taken into custody….