[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]

 

[Newspaper:] Iran-e Ma

[Date:] 14 Ordibehesht 1335 [4 May 1956]

[Issue No.:] 271

 

From: Sheen

A Nationalist Solution for the Dismissal of the Ruling Government

The Iran-e Ma newspaper has raised a question and has requested the nationalist friends to pay attention and offer solutions. Of course, in response to this question, answers were received and they were published. I considered the same issue from another angle…

The present government, which came heavy-handedly to the forefront to combat the corruption, except for some theatrical actions such as taking away the opium-users to Mehran Garden, dismissal of several Baha’is from offices and increasing the number of the idle government employees (employees known for having economic affiliation to the ministries of finance and labour), did not take any further step…