[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]

 

[Adapted from website:] Fars News Agency

[Date:] 27 Ordibehesht 1395 [16 May 2016]

 

Secretary of Ardabil Resistance Front:

Hashemi’s Daughter Should Support the Oppressed Palestinians Instead of Supporting the Baha’i Sect

The secretary of the Resistance Front of Ardabil province said, “Hashemi Rafsanjani’s daughter, instead of supporting the prisoner of the Baha’i sect, would do better to support the oppressed Palestinians who are perishing under the oppression and aggression of the Zionists.”

In an interview with a Fars reporter in Ardabil, Habib Kouhi stated, “The Baha’i sect is a perverse sect born of Zionist thought. Unfortunately, Hashemi Rafsanjani’s daughter, in spite of the oppression and crimes committed by the Zionists and those who hold this ideology against the Islamic community, stood up in support of this sect. She is proud of her souvenir photo with the Baha’i group.”

The secretary of the Resistance Front of Ardabil province said, “Hashemi Rafsanjani’s daughter, instead of supporting the prisoner of the Baha’i sect, would do better to support the oppressed Palestinians who are perishing under the oppression and aggression of the Zionists.”

The secretary of the province’s Resistance Front said, “The mistakes of the children of the head of the Expediency Discernment Council, might not be ending here; therefore, it is better to prevent such behaviours and irrational actions by desisting.” ...