[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:] Ettelaat

[Date:] 15 Ordibehesht 1338 [6 May 1959]

[Issue No.:] 9903

 

Local Employee of the Iranian Embassy in Turkey Was Dismissed

In the past few issues, we have brought to the attention of our readers that an individual named Jamshid Derakhshan, who is a local employee of Iran’s Cultural Consulate in Istanbul has been arrested by Istanbul Police, due to his participation in Baha’i meetings and activities.

Now we have received news from Ankara that the Iranian Imperial Embassy in Turkey has terminated the services of the mentioned employee.