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[Personal information has been redacted.]

[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Aram

[Number:] 351

[Date:] 31 Ordibehesht [1334] [22 May 1955]


News from Rudsar

Head of the Rudsar Police Force, Copy to the Head of District, and the Chief of Gendarmerie and Langroud Police Force.  According to reports received from Tehran, it has been said that some Baha’is reside in Rudsar, Langroud and the surrounding area and they have secretly been provoking the people. We have provided their names [below].  We make them known to you [and ask] after investigating, please inform us of the results so [we can] prevent a couple of saboteur and misadventures from achieving their unholy goals or from disturbing the noble people without reason, which would tarnish their honour and dignity.

1-Dr. Larzjani, Director of the Rudsar Pharmacy, Salman Larzjani, Pharmacy Assistant ,Hamidi, employee of the Department of Finance, Ahmadinia Kamaloddin, employee of Properties, Dr. Varjavandi, Surgeon in the Ministry of Health and Welfare and at the hospital in Rudsar, and Reyhani, Pharmacist, and Director of the Melli Bank in Langroud.