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


[Newspaper:] Peyk-e Iran

[Date:] 25 Khordad 1335 [15 June 1956]

[Issue No.:] 364


In the Criminal Court

Last year an uproar broke out in the Hormozak farm in Yazd, in which seven Baha’is were killed, forty-seven residents of Sakhvid Village were arrested on charges of participating in the fight, and their trial began on Monday in Tehran’s Criminal Court and still continues.

The court members consist of the following gentlemen:

Mr. Nematollahi: The Head of the Court

Mr. Rahbari, Mr. Foroughi and Mr. Tayyebi: the Consultants

Mr. Khodavardian: The Assistant to the Public Prosecutor

The attorneys for the Muslims are:

Seyyed Ahmad Tabatabai Qumi

Seyyed Muhammad-Reza Jalali Naeini

Seyyed Jafar Azmayesh

Seyyed Ahmad Zolmajd Tabatabai

Seyyed Mehdi Razavi

Dr. Asayesh

Mr. Khodadad Saber

And two more

The attorneys for the Baha’is are:

Seyyed Ziaoddin Neghabat


Amin Amin

Manouher Ghaem-Maghami