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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Thursday, 4 Azar 1361 [25 November 1982]

[Issue No.:] 16877


One Zionist Agent and Two Hypocrites Were Executed in Shiraz

Shiraz, Ettelaat Reporter:

By the judgement of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Shiraz and the approval of the Supreme Islamic Revolutionary Court, one of the agents of the criminal Zionists and an active member of the perverse Baha’i sect, by the name of Ziaollah Ahrari, son of Jalal, 38 years old, identified as a spreader of corruption on earth and fighter against God, was condemned to death. The issued order was carried out against him.

The executed person was considered to be one of the active members of the perverse Baha’i sect. According to his own expressed confession, from 1355 [1976] he was a member of the organization in the section of Pioneering and Cooperation, and at that same time, by participating in the Conference of “Regional Consultation”, he had requested a loan to establish a Baha’i Assembly. He had been striving hard to oppose the Islamic teachings and was not prepared to recant…