[TRANSCRIPT OF ORIGINAL NEWS ARTICLE IN ENGLISH]

 

[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha'i Faith]

 

[Newspaper:] International Herald Tribune

[Date:] Tuesday, 1 September 1981

 

Chaos in Iran

The reigning order in Iran today is chaos. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini presides, but there is no direction. …

Of course, it is not only the opposition that kills. During the same period the government is reported to have executed between 600 and 800 Iranians for the catch-all offense of "corruption on earth and crimes against God," which in practice means anything from being a member of the leftist Islamic Mujahaddin to belonging to the Baha'i religion or committing adultery. …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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