[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:] 9 Azar 1362 - 24 Safar 1404 [30 November 1983]

[Issue No.:] 12027

[Page:] 3

 

In a pre-order speech, two members warned of a serious crackdown on drug traffickers.

Parliamentary Report

In yesterday’s open session of the parliament that was led by Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani...

Ahmad Nategh-Nouri, the representative of the people of Nur, the second speaker before the order said in his speech...

... The Revolutionary Courts must address the issue of the rise in prices. Today, the cry of the people about rises in the prices, hoarding and inflation is heard; but so far, no urgent action has been taken in this regard. Is it not that you have caught the hoarder who has confessed that he is a Zionist devotee and said that he is inspired by the Baha’i espionage sect and has hoarded the commodities in order to put pressure on our revolutionary society; why is it that you do not punish such a criminal so people will be relieved of this pressure? …