[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:] Sahar

[Date:] 14 Azar 1334 [6 December 1955]

[Issue No.:] 26

 

Tehran

Mr. Fazel Irani, who seems to be an unknown name, told us in a brief letter that, “…we do not attend clerical gatherings and Muslim mosques, and our time is spent in cinemas, nightclubs, casinos, and lustful Baha’i circles, and they have directed us to repent by apologizing and asking for forgiveness and provision of the means of our salvation before we are judged in their court in absentia and punished by the final verdict.”

 

Sahar

We would like to thank them for their guidance. However we would like to point out that if they are able to prove that the director of Sahar has gone to the house of a Baha’i even once, and has eaten the bread and food of the Baha’is, all his statements and citations are correct. At the same time, we would like to tell all these threatening men that we are not afraid of such threats, and we will continue our struggle for the benefit of religion, people and the nation; and, in fact:

 

If my Protector is [Him] Whom I know

[He] is capable of protecting a glass next to a rock