[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:] Kayhan

[Date:] Saturday, 25 Mordad 1359 - [16 August 1980] - 5 Shawwal 1400

[Issue No:] 11069

[Page:] 18

 

Four Baha’is from Abadeh Were Arrested

Abadeh – Kayhan Correspondent

Four Baha’is were arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards of Abadeh and were dispatched to Shiraz under the instructions of the revolutionary public prosecutor of Shiraz to the revolutionary public prosecutor of Abadeh, following the discovery of hidden documents and records in their homes. The detained individuals are Mehdi Anvari Tafti, Hedayatollah Dehghani, Vajihollah Forouzan and Mohammad-Ebrahim Yazdani. During the search of their houses, hidden documents and records were found, which were delivered to the Revolutionary Magistrate’s Office. The matter is under investigation.