[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:] Islamic Republic

[Date:] 10-9-1358 [1 December 1979]

[Number:] 150


Warning Issued by the Revolutionary Guard:

Anti-Revolutionary Forces Intend to Attack the Possessions of the Baha’ist Sect.

Shiraz – Islamic Republic reporter:  Yesterday, a warning to anti-revolutionaries was published by the Revolutionary Guard of the Islamic Republic.  The text is as follows:  Based on news we are receiving, some malicious people intend to attack the possessions and homes of the followers of the Bahá’í sect to sow discord in the community.  The Revolutionary Guard of the Islamic Republic in Shiraz asks all our brothers and sisters to desist from such actions, because according to the instructions from the Imam all schools of thought and religions are safe and secure; perpetrators will be arrested as anti-revolutionaries.