[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:] Aram

[Date:] 24 Khordad 1334 [15 June 1955]

[Issue No:] 358

 

Opinions and Reflection

[Mr.] Raum and the Baha’is of Mashhad

 

It is being reported that Mr. Raum, the governor general of Khorasan, supports and backs up the Baha’is, in the religious and holy city of Mashhad, and that the slightest violation of civil or religious laws might create a disastrous outcome. I want to ask the authorities whether Mr. Raum has been commissioned, or is he acting of his own accord? If, as a result of such action, some [unpleasant] events occur, who will be responsible?