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[Date:] Friday, 15 July 1983
[Issue No:] 201 – volume 42
Two Baha’is kidnapped
Haifa (Israel), July 14: Two prominent members of Baha’i community have been kidnapped in Tehran, according to a spokesman for the Baha'i World Center.
The men, Jahangir Hidayati [Hedayati] and Ahmad Bashiri, were walking down a Tehran street last week when they were seized, said Donald Barrett, Secretary-General of the Baha’i World Centre in Haifa.
He said the Iranian authorities had denied knowledge of the men's whereabouts and that another four Baha’is had been arrested in Tehran. – Reuter
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