[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]

 

[Adapted from website:] Rasa News Agency

[Date:] 5 Khordad 1394 [26 May 2015]

 

On the Subject of the Perverse Baha’i Sect

Instructor Training Course on Sects and Religions to Be Held in Mazandaran

Hojatoleslam Latif Sadeghi, the deputy of the development office of Mazandaran School of Theology, in an interview with a reporter from Rasa News Agency in Sari, announced the holding of a special instructor training course on different sects and religions for the teachers of the School of Theology of the province.

He stated that this two-day training course will be held in order to train instructors on sects and religions. He added, “40 teachers of Mazandaran religious schools will participate in this training course.”

The deputy of the development office of Mazandaran School of Theology, pointing out that this two-day training course will be held on 7 and 8 Khordad [28 and 29 May] in the Seminary of Imam Hassan Askari, said, “Hojatoleslam Rouzbahani, director of sects and religions of the school of theology, and experienced lecturers in this field will explain to the participants in this training course the most important topics and matters related to the perverse Baha’i sect.”

Hojatoleslam Sadeghi, stating that there will be 16 hours of training in this workshop, continued, “This training workshop will be held in two stages; the first stage in Khordad [May/June] and the second stage in the near future.”

The deputy stated that at the end of the course, certificates will be awarded to the participating lecturers. He said, “The participating clerics will be employed as lecturers on sects and religions in the School of Theology of the province.”