[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:] Hirmand Mashhad

[Date:] 12 Farvardin 1334 [2 April 1955]

[Issue No:] 20

 

Arrest of Baha’is in Turkey

A few days ago, the police in Turkey arrested sixty followers of the Baha’i sect who had organized an assembly without obtaining prior approval from the government. According to the news relayed by the Associated Press, among those arrestees there are three Iranian Baha’i individuals, who had been organizing secret gatherings under the supervision of Dr. Abdollah Sinaie and Nayyer Azuka.