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

 

[Adapted from website:] Serat News

[Date:] 7 Azar 1391 [27 November 2012]

 

17 Zionists, Baha’is, SAVAK’is and the Toudeh’is [communists] Active in Cinema of Iran

On Tuesday, Farajollah Salahshoor held a press conference with reporters in his office and announced that he had been acquitted of stealing the script of the series “Prophet Joseph” ...

At the meeting, which was held at the Tebyan Cultural and Artistic Institute, Salahshoor stated in the appeal court [that] the documents of the both parties had been reviewed, and in the end, the court ruled that there had been no plagiarism in writing the script of the serial, “Prophet Joseph”.…

Salahshoor expressed that the enemy has an active presence in the cultural sector and said that 17 Zionists, Baha’is, SAVAK’is and the Toudeh’is are active in the field of filmmaking in Iran.

According to him, the reason for the active presence of these people in the field of filmmaking is that the culture and art sector is the bottleneck of the Islamic Revolution.