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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:] Kayhan

[Date:] 14 Esfand 1363- 12 Jumada Al-Akhirah 1405, 5 March 1985

[Issue No:] 12397

[Page:] 2


An Israeli Spy Was Executed in Yazd


Shemiran, Kayhan reporter: The spokesperson for public relations of the prosecutor general in the Office of the Prosecutor of the Islamic Revolution, in contact with our reporter, has announced that:


It is hereby bringing to the attention of the Shahid-Parvar nation[1] that after measured and active follow-up by the Office of the Public Prosecutor of the Islamic Revolution of Yazd, a person named Rouhollah Bahramshahi, son of Goshtasb, charged with espionage, war against and confronting the Islamic Republic under the plans of the occupying [government of] Israel and world Zionism, and causing economic damage by sending out foreign currencies through the National Assembly of the Baha’is of Iran to the occupying [government of] Israel with the intention to confront and fight with the Muslims of the world with full knowledge, and create psychological warfare and propaganda against the organisation of the Islamic Revolution, especially the courts of the Islamic Revolution, [after] receiving direct orders from the occupying [government of] the regime, the occupier of Jerusalem, and membership in the institutions of the perverse Baha’i sect, according to the decision of the Court of the Islamic Revolution of Yazd, was sentenced to be executed. The file of the afore-mentioned received final confirmation from the Supreme Court and the punishment was carried out on 6 Esfand, the current month, in the vicinity of the Office of the Public Prosecutor of the Islamic Revolution of Yazd.


The prosecutor general, in the affairs of the Offices of the Prosecutor of the Islamic Revolution, warned these foreign henchmen that the courts of the Islamic Revolution [would] decisively strike these [foreign] agents, and that if they do not stop their vile actions, with cooperation of the nation of Hezbollah and the police force, [they] will be identified and punished. 


[1] [A nation which brings up its children to be ready to be martyred for the protection of their religion]