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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] Saturday 28 Farvardin 1361, 22 Jumada ath-Thani 1402 [17 April 1982]

[Issue No.:] 11554

[Page:] 10 repeated


National News

By the order of the Islamic Revolutionary Court:

An Israeli spy was executed in Urmia

Urmia—Islamic Republic News Agency

By the orders of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Urmia, two individuals, charged with propaganda against the Islamic Republic government, and one other, charged with repeated armed robberies and murder, were executed. The orders were enforced.

Names of the accused and their sentences are as follows:

…Ehsan[ollah] Khayyami, son of Mousa, was executed for espionage against the Islamic Republic government of Iran in the interest of the occupying regime, distortion of the verses of Quran, spreading immorality and corruption on earth, and perverting minds of the youth….