[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:] Setareh-e Islam

[Date:] 10 Tir 1334 [2 July 1955]

[Issue No.:] 175]

 

The Anger of the Spiritual Assemblies

As our correspondent reports, the lack of attention by the national authorities to the matter of the Baha’is and the conversations and designations which some of these figures have justified regarding the difficulties of ostracizing these counter-religious elements, were abhorred among the Supreme Spiritual Assemblies.

It is said that, if, before the commencement of the month of Muharram, fundamental actions are not taken in this regard, grave consequences should be expected. Apparently, some of the fanatical ministers have also observed that the peace of mind of the religious authorities should be assured as soon as possible. Currently, the list of the names of believers in the perverse Baha’i religion has been prepared and has been left at the disposal of the state authorities in order [that they can] be excluded from the government circles.