[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:] Nabard-e Mellat

[Date:] 8 Ordibehesht 1358 [28 April 1979]

[Issue No.:] 139

 

Revolution minus clericalism…

… To the point that the imam became forced to give an ultimatum to the criminals and the worthless counter-revolutionary elements.

If the hireling newspapers of the left and right, inspired by imperialist counter-Islamic sources that are fed by the satanic organizations, the counter-revolutionary CIA organization, the remaining trash of the SAVAK, the defunct regime, Communism and Bahaism, who are all blood-thirsty enemies of Islam, had been strangled and demolished, at conception, for the crime of opposing the Revolution and the revolutionary nation, today, their audacious attacks upon the sacred institutions of the Revolution would not have reached this extreme, in which, under the pretext of defending freedom, they commit the most shameful betrayals to the basis of the existence of our revolutionary Muslim nation…