[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:] Tuesday 27 Aban 1365 – 15 Rabi’al-Awwal 1407 – 18 November 1986

[Issue No:] 12888

[Page:] 2

 

Passage of Thought (Reflections)

 

Students were not registered [unless they paid] ten thousand tumans. Creators of this principle are only one or two schools in Tehran, whose operators are against the Revolution for political reasons and are also members of the (Hojjatieh) Society, opposed to the Baha’is. This happens at a time when some students in Tehran go to school in two or three shifts. As a result of their financial possibilities, some benefit from the best teachers and opportunities; whereas others, even though some time has passed since the start of the academic year, still do not have teachers. This is obviously contradictory to the standards and ideals of the Revolution …