[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:] Mehr-e Iran-  Evening Edition

[Date:] Wednesday, 6 Dey 1357 [27 December 1987]

[Issue No.:] 4662

 

…Whether they are factory owners or academics, something is wrong with all of them!

Everyone speaks about chastity, justice and perfection but in action, all swindle or intimidate each other, and, with the least resistance, retreat to Patel Port [refers to Saint Petersburg since the time of Qajar dynasty] or Yengeh Donya [refers to America since the time of Qajar dynasty].

Look at the bankrupt and infamous British, who have been kicked out of everywhere, with a radio transmitter and a few impolite, cacophonic and obsessive Baha’is who have nested there and [play a] hoax on our ancient nation.