[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]

 

[Adapted from website:] Farhang News

[Date:] 11 Dey 1387 [31 December 2008]

 

Organizing Baha’i Activities in Isfahan

Following the recent crackdown on the illegal movements of the Baha’is of Iran, the administration of the sect intends to run the organization spontaneously, so that, in the event of the arrest or absence of central elements, the administration [will still be] led by the Baha’is.

According to Shiite Online, informed sources stated that the Baha’i organization in Isfahan has instructed the organizers of the Baha’i Feasts to conduct their gatherings spontaneously and under the supervision of their own moderator, and [that there is] no need to read local or national newsletters in the former manner.

According to this report, the order comes after the recent crackdown on the illegal movements of the Baha’is of Iran, the administration of the sect intends to run the organization spontaneously so that, in the event of the arrest or absence of central elements, the administration [will still be] led by the Baha’is.