[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:] Ettelaat

[Date:] 8 Dey 1334 [30 December 1955]

[Issue No.:] 8890

 

Investigating the Case of the Mass Murder in Yazd

As we reported, as a result of a mass murder that took place in the Village of Hormozdak [Hormozak], one of the villages around the City of Yazd, a case was opened which has been referred to the Tehran Criminal Court for investigation. The court is making the preparations for the trial of the defendants in this case. In this picture, one of the accused is seen, a woman by the name of Khavar Amir, who was brought to the court today. The defendants in this case are a total of 43 people who were summoned today to the court to appoint their advocates.

 

[Picture] Khavar Amir