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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:] Ettehad-e Melli

[Date:] 19 Tir 1335 [10 July 1956]

[Issue No.:] 424


Is there any news then?

The Strike of the Staff of the Ministry of Finance in Protest of Parliament’s Discussions

The clash in the hearing of the Criminal Court of 42 people accused of killing six Baha’is near Yazd that led to the closure of the Court.

The lengthy and detailed fight of the service crew at the Shrine of Her Holiness Ma’soum, and several times the change of the location of the shoe-sills [keepers] by the raiders and defenders, and other events, have provoked thoughts, and everyone asks “What is going on that some works that had been abandoned and no one would touch two or three years ago, have now surfaced again?”