[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:] Payam

[Date:] 24 Ordibehesht 1334 [15 May 1955]

[Issue No.:] 32

 

Five illustrious scholars, Mr. Hajj Agha Noureddin Rafi Shariatmadar, Haj Seyyed Mohammad Naser Alavi, Haj Seyyed Jalaloddin Biyouk Zanjani, Haj Seyyed Ali Asghar Jazayeri, and Haj Seyyed Morteza Alam, received the honour of appearing before His Imperial Majesty at the Marble Palace and presented him with some information about the “Baha’i sect and preventing their propagations”.

Since Azar 1313 [November-December 1934]

The Opposition of Payam Newspaper with the Baha’is Has Begun

Despite being repeatedly attacked and persecuted by them, but by reliance on Almighty God and assistance of Imam Zaman [Imam of the Time] I did not give up opposition and by referring to clergy and competent religious authorities; I succeeded after 23 years of struggle witnessing that all Muslims have realised that the only source of corruption, espionage, promiscuity and impiety is this misguided group and nothing else...