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


[Newspaper:] Hamshahri,

[Number:] 1599

[Date:] Monday 5 Mordad 1377, [27 July 1998]


The Islamic Revolutionary Court had denied the news of execution of a Baha’i.


The Islamic Revolutionary Court has denied the news of the execution of a follower of the Baha’ism in Iran. According to the report of the Central News Agency, [Mr.] Rahbarpour, the head of the Revolutionary Court, yesterday morning about this matter stated: None of the branches of this Court have issued any execution order against a person by the name of Rouhollah Rouhani, follower of the Baha’i sect, and the news of his execution is absolutely a lie.

Yesterday the foreign radios had reported the execution of a person by the name of Rouhollah Rouhani follower of the Baha’i sect.