[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:] Bahman 1349 [January 1971]

[Issue No:] 13412

[Page:] 4

 

Teaching Foreign Language in the Kindergartens Has Been Banned

According to new, approved regulations of the Higher Council of Education, the conditions of establishment and programmes of kindergartens in country have changed

…Condition of Establishment 

The teachers of kindergartens should be believers in Islam or believe in one of the country’s officially recognized religions. They should have sound physical and mental health, and should have successfully passed the relevant teacher training course…