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[Adapted from website:] HRANA - Human Rights Activists News Agency

[Date:] 24 Khordad 1393 [14 June 2014]


Distribution of Provocative Flyers Against Baha’is in Yazd

HRANA News Agency - Unidentified individuals in Yazd distributed leaflets and wrote slogans against Baha’i citizens.

According to HRANA reporters, the news organ of the Human Rights Activists in Iran, on the evening of Thursday, 22 Khordad [12 June], which coincided with the birthday of the twelfth Imam of the Shias, provocative and threatening flyers against the Baha’is of the city were distributed in Yazd.

The flyers were posted on the doors of houses, some cars belonging to Baha’i citizens, and the walls of some buildings and alleys.

It has not yet been determined which group or individuals were responsible for preparing and distributing the statements in the city.

Also, on the same day, some unknown individuals desecrated the walls of the Baha’i citizens’ homes by writing insulting slogans.