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[Adapted from website:] Baha’i World News Service

[Date:] 25 Azar 1388 - 16 December 2009


Announcement of the Trial Date of the Imprisoned Baha’i “Leaders” in Tehran

The lawyers of two Baha’i women and five Baha’i men, who are former members of the “Yaran-e Iran” [friends of Iran] and have been held in Evin Prison in Tehran, since the spring of 1387 (2008), have been notified that [the group’s] trial will take place on 22 Dey 1388 (12 January 2010).

These seven [Baha’is] were previously members of an informal group that was overseeing the basic affairs of Iran’s 300,000 individuals of the Baha’i community.