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


[Newspaper:] Roshanfekr

[Date:] 11 Farvardin 1338 [1 April 1959]

[Issue No:] 291


It is said that following the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran, the center of their activities was transferred to Turkey.  Last week, the Turkish government arrested more than 60 members of this group ‑among them were 2 physicians‑ in order to prevent their activities.