[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:] Post-e Tehran

[Date:] 17 Tir 1335 [8 July 1956]

[Issue No.:] 928

 

The Last Defense of Those Accused of Massacring Seven Baha’is.

The court will issue its verdict by the end of this week.

Yesterday, the last defence attorney completed his remarks by defending the case of 44 [people] accused of the massacre of seven Baha’is in Yazd, at the public hearing which was held at Tehran’s Supreme Criminal Court. The representative of the prosecutor demanded punishment for those accused.

The last defence of the defendants started this morning. The court’s verdict will be announced by the end of this week.