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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:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Sunday, 22 Tir 1359 [13 July 1980]

[Issue No.:] 15188

[Page:] 2


The Release of Major General Bagheri Was Faced With Objections at the Parliament

The Proposal to Hand over the Trial of the Attempters of the Coup d’état to Ayatollah Khalkhali

During today’s meeting of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, which was held at 9:45 a.m. and was headed by Dr. Yadollah Sahhabi, it was proposed that Ayatollah Khalkhali be in charge of the investigation and the trial of case of the conspirators of the recent coup d’état.

…Hardships of the people of Zourabad

Shojooni then spoke about the hardships of the people of Zourabad of Karaj and said, “A few of those who had caused the recent two- or three- day roadblock are Baha’is, and I took note of their car registration numbers…”