[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:] Jomhouri Eslami

[Date:] Thursday 17 Bahman 1364, 26 Jumada-i-Ula 1406 [6 February 1986]

[Issue No.:] 1943

[Page:] 8

 

The penitent of the Adel-Abad Penitentiary in Shiraz, in condemning the resolution of the United Nations against Iran, announced:

“Currently the prisons of the Islamic Republic act as universities for human development and are exonerated from all these accusations and rumours of the enemies of Islam. It looks like the United Nations has placed itself against a world of a milliard Muslims…But we announce that the recent resolution has tarnished the value of the votes of the United Nations forever amongst the nations.

…2- This resolution was prepared by Western countries, especially the United States of America and the United Kingdom and their allies in support of terrorist munafeghinswho are fugitives and the espionage sect of Baha’ism. In the last section of the resolution, this Zionist sect has clearly been supported…