[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:] 20 Khordad 1366 -13 Shawwal 1407 – 10 June 1987

[Issue No:] 18193

[Page:] 8


The Parliamentary [News] Service: With the approval of 29 more Articles of the draft of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army Legal Plan, in the open meeting of parliament yesterday, the conditions of retirement, reclamation, acceptance of resignation, returning to service by resigned personnel, as well as how to calculate the monthly payment which includes the salary and permanent benefits (minimum wage, efficiency allowance, promotion allowance and rank allowance), job benefits and deductions for the Army personnel [were dealt with]. 

… The speaker added: Why are the world hegemony and organizations of the global arrogance in the West and the East quiet and calm against millions of oppressed people of the world who perish under cruelty and excessive crime and tyranny? In fact, they themselves are the supporters of the oppressors, but lament for a small number of people whose oppression, crime and espionage are obvious to the nation of the Islamic Republic.  If there were no other proof of the corruption and espionage of these two groups—namely Munafiqin[1] and the filthy party of Baha’ism—the fact that they are supported by the hegemony is proof enough of their corruption and espionage.


e added that the proof of espionage by the filthy Baha’i sect is their investment in …. [a copy of the rest of the original of this document is not available here.]






[1] [(stirrers of sedition) referred to People’s Mujahidin Organization of Iran]