[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:] 2 Mordad 1395 [23 July 2016]

 

With the Aim of Explaining the Inhuman Thoughts of Baha’ism

A Series of Sessions on Criticism of Baha’ism is Held in Mahdi Shahr

A series of meetings to criticize the thoughts and beliefs of the perverse Baha’i sect will be held in Mahdi Shahr.

Today, in an interview with a Fars News Agency reporter in Mahdi Shahr, the person in charge of holding a series of meetings to review the thoughts and ideas of the perverse Baha’is sect in Mahdi Shahr said, “A series of meetings to criticize the thoughts and ideas of the perverse Baha’i sect in Mahdi Shahr will be held with new approaches.”

Seyyed Morteza Motavalian stated, “A series of meetings to criticize the thoughts and ideas of the perverse Baha’i sect will be held by the Basij Resistance Base of the Lord of the Age in Mahdi Shahr.”

He added, “This series of meetings will be held every Sunday until the end of summer, after the afternoon and evening congregational prayers, at the Lord of the Age Grand Mosque in Mahdi Shahr.”

Motavalian said, “Hojjatol-Islam Seyyed Morteza Kasaian, lecturer at the Seminary and Qom University, will be the lecturer in a series of meetings to criticize the thoughts and ideas of the perverse Baha’i sect in Mahdi Shahr.”

The commander of the Lord of the Age Basij in Mahdi Shahr stated, “The wrong and inhumane movements and beliefs of Baha’ism before the Revolution will be analysed in this series of meetings.”

He added, “The anti-human movements of Baha’ism before the Revolution, wherever they are present, will be [highlighted] in this series of meetings so that the people will be acquainted with the sinister goals of this perverse sect.”

Motavalian said, “Mahdi Shahr youth and teenagers will be acquainted with the inhuman actions of the enemies against the Islamic Revolution in this series of meetings to criticize and study the thoughts and ideas of the perverse Baha’i sect.”