[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:] Bamdad

[Date:] Tuesday, 8 Khordad 1358 [29 May 1979]

[Issue No.:] 20

[Page:] 10

 

What is going on at the Bank of Iran and England?

A multinational group comprises the managers of the Bank of Iran and England

Bamdad has revealed:

One of the multinational banks which, during the days of the previous regime, had been established in Iran for the purpose of looting and stealing from the people of Iran, was the Bank of Iran and England.

One third of the stocks of this bank belong to the British Standard Charter Bank, and the other two thirds belong to a multinational group. The managers of this bank comprise all nationalities and religions, such as Christian, Zoroastrian, Jewish, Muslim, and the Baha’i sect. If you wish to verify the truth of our statements, you can read the names of the managers and their nationalities and religions as listed below.

Arbab Rostam-Geev, Zoroastrian; Habibollah Nahaie, Jewish; Hojabr Yazdani, Baha’i and a fugitive; Lord Barber, a British Christian. . .