[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:] Ettehad-e Melli

[Date:] 9 Khordad 1334 [31 May 1955]

[Issue No.:] 368

 

When and How Will the Ministry of Justice Dissolve?

…listen to the report from the minister of justice submitted to the Cabinet regarding the arrest and exile of five followers of Dr. Mosaddegh.

…when we asked about the arrest and exile of five followers of the government of Dr. Mosaddegh, Dr. Amini responded that the report reviewed by the Cabinet in this regard had indicated that these individuals had activities and were directing the National Resistance Movement, and that they had involvement in the process of the case of the Baha’is, which was mentioned in Ramadan, to make sure it was not completed. That is why the detention and exile and the destruction of the Baha’i centre were carried out