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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Adapted from website:] Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA)

[Date:] 11 Azar 1387 [1 December 2008]


Two new volumes of the “Hidden Half” series, entitled “Baha’is in the Pahlavi Era” and “Deception” have been published.

…The third volume of the collection, entitled “Baha’is in the Pahlavi Era” by Ahmad Allahyari, [includes the following subjects]: Reza Khan’s period, Baha’is in power, introduction of some of the Baha’i military officers, record of some Baha’i looters, and Baha’is over time.

Hasan Shayanfar from the Research Office of the Kayhan Institute has written the preface of the book. The will and testament of the author of the book, as well as a note from him, have been published, in which it is stated, “The book in front of you is dedicated to a specific subject and shows the unwavering domination of the Baha’is and their obvious presence in the fate and life of the Muslim people of Iran during the dictatorship of Reza Khan, and especially the days of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi’s rule until the dawn of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1375 [1979].

The book, “Baha’is in the Pahlavi Era” along with documents and images in 274 pages, has been published in 3,300 copies by Kayhan Publications.

Mahnaz Raoufi (rescued from Baha’ism) has published the third volume of the “Hidden Half” collection under the title “Deception.” The author has dedicated the book to the survivors of darkness and continues her story.

Kayhan Institute also presented this book, in 348 pages and in 3,300 copies.