[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:] Information Base of the Office of Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Sadegh Rouhani

[Date:] 14 Azar 1389 [5 December 2010]

 

Should the Souls and Properties of the Followers of the Baha’i Sect be Respected?

Istifta [Seeking Religious Advice]:

Should the souls and properties of the followers of the Baha’i sect be respected?

Answer:

In His Name, which is above all Names: Yes, if they do not revolt against Islam and Muslims, then their souls and properties should not be sacrificed.