[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:] Jomhouri-e Eslami

[Date:] Monday 19 Aban 1359[10 November 1980] – 1 Muharram 1401

[Issue No:] 417

[Page:] 9

 

Significant increase in production in the pharmaceutical factory of Squibb [Iran][1]

 

Owing to this important period and sensitivity [of need for] medications in current circumstances war with enemies of Islam and our country, we decided to prepare a report from various pharmaceutical factories of the country [to explore their policy] to eliminate the shortage of the pharmaceutical needs and reflecting the problems and their operation.

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The former manager was an American individual who used the relevant people connected and trusted by the Pahlavi regime and also members of the perverse Baha’i sect.[missing part]....

For progress of the work and correct implementation of the orders, there had to be workers working in this place that showed mentally and practically inclined toward the regime [of Pahlavi] and United States, therefore with such workers who have been handpicked, they started to work. The memebsr of perverse Baha’i sect have rooted deeply in this factory and they enjoyed special benefit from the company for example one of those [Baha’i] individual would benefit up to 90,000 tumans even though a worker with 15 years of experience only get paid 4,000 tumans…

 

 

 

 

 

 

[1] [It is now known as “Jaber Ebne Hayyan Pharmaceutical Company”]