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[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:] Habilian Association

[Date:] 21 Aban 1391 [11 November 2012]

 

Holding an Exhibition to Get Acquainted With Deviant Sects in Imam Reza (AS) Cultural Centre

According to the Habilian information base (the Families of the [Iran] Terror Martyrs) An exhibition on the deviant sect was held by the Habilian Association with the aim of introducing the perverse Baha’i sect and the deviant Hojjatieh Society in the Imam Reza (AS) Cultural Centre in Mashhad.

This exhibition, which examined the formation and the intellectual and practical deviations of the perverse Baha’i sect and the deviant Hojjatieh Society, was held in line with the training course on countering soft war for the directors of the Art and Culture Organization of Khorasan Razavi, and the heads of Departments of Islamic Culture and Guidance of the Province, together with the directors of education of the cities of the province; the directors of cultural-artistic institutes and free artistic and cinematic training; the directors of vocational training centres; centres of applied science; the Quranic institutes; the cultural-artistic centres of mosques; and officials of some cultural institutions in Holy Mashhad. It was widely welcomed.

In this exhibition, Unknown Dimensions of the Perverse Baha’i Sect, a poster was displayed to acquaint the visitors, showing topics such as: a glance at the history of the perverse Baha’i sect; the gaffes of Ali Mohammad Shirazi (the Bab) a look at some Baha’i beliefs; incestuous marriage in the perverse Baha’i sect; investigation of truth in the Baha’i organization; Imam Khomeini’s view on Baha’ism; the Baha’i organization and the Arab-Israeli war; the point of adoration of the Baha’is, a place in Israel, etc.

Areas of formation of the Hojjatieh Society; intellectual and ideological deviations of the [organization]’s leaders since its establishment; extensive contacts of this sect with SAVAK; financial documents of the Hojjatieh Society; methods of promoting the [organization] in different environments; methods of recruitment into the Hojjatieh Society; introduction of satellite sites and networks serving the [organization]’s goals, established and currently operating; were among the [topics] that were displayed on the subject of the deviant Hojjatieh Society.

Ali Akbar Raefipour (researcher in the field of Zionism and hostility); Colonel Tashakkori (distinguished leader of the IRGC in Khorasan Razavi Province); Colonel Seyed Jalal Amini (distinguished leader of the IRGC in Khorasan Razavi Province); Majid Askari (head of the Islamic Culture and Guidance Department in Sabzevar); Ahmad Ghalandari (head of Islamic Culture and Guidance of Nishabur); Jalil Sarvari (head of Islamic Culture and Guidance of Quchan); Javad Rowshandel (head of Islamic Culture and Guidance of Kashmar); Ali Ghanbari (head of Islamic Culture and Guidance of Gonabad); Hosein Javdani (head of Islamic Culture and Guidance Office of Fariman City); Mohammad Hadi Heidari Bokavoli (education expert of general administration); Sasan Omid (education expert of general administration), Vahid Mahmoudi (director of Khorshid-e Hekmat Pars Cultural and Artistic Institute); and Hoseinian (director of the Kian Andisheh Razavi Cultural-Artistic Institute) were among the prominent visitors of this exhibition.

One of the interesting points of this exhibition was the request of the officials from the Habilian Association to hold an exhibition to study the deviations of the Hojjatieh Society and the perverse Baha’i sect in the cities of Khorasan Razavi Province.

Also, books, bulletins, software products and multimedia of the Habilian Association about the perverse Baha’i sect and the deviant Hojjatieh Society were provided to the visitors in the exhibition on acquaintance with deviant sects