[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:] Kayhan

[Date:] Tuesday, 18 Shahrivar 1365 - 4 Muharram 1407 - 9 September 1986

[Issue No.:] 12833

[Page:] 18

 

Continuation of the Parliamentary Report

Continued from page 2...

...Agenda of the Meeting

Following the pre-agenda speeches and reading of the recommendations of the representatives to the state executive authorities, the parliament began its deliberations, and continued with revision of the bill on the reconstitution of the Bar Association, which was left [unfinished] from the previous meeting...

... B - Those with finalized sentences charged with one of the following convictions...

... 6. Membership in the perverted sect, which, according to decree of the Muslim community, is known as an outcast of Islam, and/or membership in organizations whose constitution and principles are based on rejection of the divine religions...

... They continued their discussions about this proposal; the reporter of the commission gave some explanations and the proposal was agreed to.

The suggested proposal as a unique Act was put to vote and passed…