[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:] Monday, 21 Mehr 1376 [13 October 1997] - 10 Jumada t –Tania 1418

[Issue No.:] 16055

[Page:] 8

 

Thieves with lights [or informed thieves]!

A Review of Biography of the Members of the Iranian Rotary Club

[By:] H- Ma’soumi

Alamouti; the “Outstanding Member” of the Rotary Club

When it was decided to publish the newspaper of the party of Iran Novin, Hoveyda’s government purchased a large rotating printing machine with this party’s credit and handed it over to Dr. Alamouti free of charge. This printer is now installed at the Sobhe Emrooz Printing House on Shaheed Mostafa Khomeini Street …

… Pegah Publications is an organization founded by the Iranian Baha’is in London, and a person by the name of Sattar Leghaie is in charge of it. He is one of the Pahlavi regime’s press personnel and a member of the perverse Baha’i sect.

Sattar Leghaie was so loyal to the Pahlavi regime that he chose to go to work and not to participate in the press strike; therefore, he was expelled from the Union of Writers and Journalists…