[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:] Bamdad

[Date:] 1 Bahman 1358 [21 January 1980]

[Issue No.:] 210

[Page:] 8


The Response of High Ranking Personnel of the Police of the Islamic Republic of Iran

In the Bamdad Newspaper, number 203, page 8, an article was published on behalf of a group of so-called committed Muslim police of the Islamic Republic of Iran, by the title of “Who Are Those People Praising the Revolution?” They were supposedly planning to defend the [police] personnel of the Islamic Republic of Iran, but not even one signature could be seen at the bottom of the letter.

This demonstrates that the people who have put together this letter had aims in mind other than serving the police personnel, intended to manipulate the public mind, and had planned to take sides with a certain officer who owns a farm and industry or a Baha’i officer; thankfully, they will not succeed…