[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:] Rowshanfekr

[Date:] 1 Ordibehesht 1338 [22 April 1959]

[Issue No.:] 294

 

It is said that following the arrest of a group of Baha’is in Turkey, including several Iranian Baha’is, it was reported in this week that the law enforcement agents had also surrounded the Mawlawi Dervishes at their evening invocation meeting and arrested them.

Among those arrested, several leaders of the Mawlawi Dervish sect were also seen, some of whose companions reside in Iran.