[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:] Ferghe News

[Date:] 23 Farvardin 1393 [12 April 2014]

 

Parallel Work of Baha’ism and Terrorist Groups

The intermediary link of counter-revolutionary media with terrorist groups has always been the writers of this spectrum, defined as the Baha’is sect and its activities in these collections, and this parallel work can be notable.

According to Ferghe News, citing Didehban, one of the components that has always appeared in the counter-revolutionary media during the last decade, has been the close and direct connection with terrorist groups and their easy access to people like Rigi....

Fereshteh Ghazi, an online writer who usually covers Baha’ism in the media, writes:

The recent hostage taking of five soldiers in Sistan and Baluchestan by the Jaish ul-Adl organization, and the killing of one hostage and the release of four other hostages, prompted me to go to Jaish ul-Adl spokesman Abdol-Rauf Rigi. In this interview, he says that because of the position of the Mowlawi Abdol-Hamid and Sunni scholars among the people and the sanctity of the Quran, Mowlawi Abdol-Hamid sent [a message] to them and requested the release of the hostages; they released the hostages without pursuing their demands....

In the end, it is worth mentioning that the intermediary link of the counter-revolutionary media with terrorist groups has always been writers of this spectrum; the Baha’i sect and its activities are defined in these collections, and this parallel work can be notable.