[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:] Khandaniha

[Date:] 20 Tir 1334 [12 July 1955]

[Issue No.:] 84

 

The Letter of His Majesty the King Addressed to the World Shiite Religious Jurisprudence Authority

As has been reported, His Honour Ayatollah Borujerdi, the world Shiite authority on religious jurisprudence, has written a letter to His Imperial Majesty, to which His Majesty has responded in his own handwriting and has sent it to Qom through a high-ranking member of his court.

Although the contents of these two letters are not known, it is speculated that His Honour the Ayatollah, while praying for the wellbeing of His Majesty, has asked him to take a serious decision regarding the struggles against the Baha’is. It seems that the ayatollah has been given full assurance in this regard. In another news, it has been stated that the minister of the interior has also written a letter to His Honour the Ayatollah.

 

“Rouh-e Azadi”