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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Payam-e Shahid

[Date:] 23 Mordad 1358 [14 August 1979]

[Issue No:] 11


The Martyrdom of Imam Ali (peace be upon Him)

*…And in the same way that they called the distinguished warriors of great dignity, Seyyed Jamaleddin Asadabadi, a Babi,… and a warrior such as Dr. Ali Shari’ati, a Wahhabi,… and named many others as Marxist or Islamic Marxist,…created factions and fights amongst the masses.

And as Sheikh Hosein Lankarani, the extremist Shi’a, in 1349 [1970], used to address me and the present audience at the residence of Hujjatu’l-Islam Sheikh Mohammad-Fazel Ghafghazi saying, “The Saudi government used to send sums of money for Mottahari to distribute in Tehran, Qom, Mashhad, Isfahan and Tabriz…”

*And it was this same Sheikh Hosein Lankarani that used to call any kind of enlightening and Islamic transformation Wahhabism. They also called  the warrior, Hujjatu’l-Islam val Moslemin Ne’ematollah Salehi, the author of the rare and valuable book of “The Eternal Martyr” (Shahid-e Javid) a Wahhabi, and they even called him Baha’i, because he was from Najafabad!...

The despicable Jews and their shameful collaborators in Zionism, at the beginning of Islam’s invitation and all along the Islamic history, all over the world and have always been and are now involved in corruption, destruction, murder and crime…