[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:] Negahban-e Enghelab-e Eslami

[Date:] Thursday 23 Ordibehesht 1361 – 19 Rajab 1402 - [13 May 1982]

[Issue No:] 65

[Page:] 11

 

The Cancerous Israel in the Region

When the proposal for the formation of a Zionist country was submitted to the United Nations, the first countries that voted in favour were the United States of America, England and Russia. Not only were the majority of the Communist countries in the Middle East showing their support politically, materially and militarily, but also the majority of the founders of these parties were Jews themselves or a bunch of Zionists. In the beginning of the formation of the Zionist organizations, England [the United Kingdom] moved to Israel all the followers of Babism and Baha’ism—England, which was actually the founder of this religion—who were under pressure in Iraq, Iran and the Ottoman [empire]. The biggest factor in the formation of Zionism in the area were the Baha’is. They prepared the way for the Jews to immigrate. And now the headquarters of the Baha’is are in Israel and England.

All powers are happy with this plan because, although all the superpowers pretend to be against it, they are indeed benefitting from this abscess. The United States and its allies provide arms to Israel, and Russia provides for other countries in the region (counterpoint to Israel) ……