[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:] Bahaism Weblog
[Date:] 9 Tir 1389 [30 June 2010]
Imam Khomeini, “The Baha’is and the Baha’i Party Are the Agents of Zionism and Israel.”
Friday prayer leader of Shiraz: The Baha’i and Wahhabi Sects Are Active in Fars
Fars News Agency – The Friday prayer leader of Shiraz said that various sects, Wahhabism and Baha’ism are active in Fars and have become self-sufficient in attracting capital and trade with the facilities of the province...
The Friday prayer leader of Shiraz, pointing out that the various sects, Wahhabism and Baha’ism, are active in a complex way in Fars and have become self-sufficient in attracting capital and trade with the facilities of this province, added that Baha’is have cemetery in Shiraz, and, in the school, often pretend that “We are Baha’is”.
Imani continued by stating that Baha’is visit the deprived and oppressed areas of the city and infiltrate them for visiting, care, business and treatment; Christians and followers of false mysticism and Satanists also have a base and position in Shiraz.
The representative of the supreme leader in Fars Province stated, “The problems related to emerging sects and religions in Shiraz and Fars are more apparent than in other parts of the country.”