[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:] Golbang

[Date:] 25 Ordibehesht 1334 [16 May 1955]

[Issue No:] 5

 

Country of Events

… We are not saying that Baha’ism is not a cause of corruption. But we say that the corruption of the system is not exclusively caused by Baha’ism.

It is not within the government’s power to fight on many different fronts. Now that you have risen up to fight against the irreligious, go ahead. Guide aright those who have lost their faith, but not in such a way that you would forget it the next day and start spreading propaganda for a different matter. 

This campaign is a religious struggle that clerics and religious authorities follow, and government’s responsibility is not only to observe the execution of the campaign. This is not something that should capture the exclusive attention of the government …