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


[Newspaper:] Jomhouri-e Eslami

[Number:] 367

[Date:] 18 Shahrivar 1359 [9 September 1980]


Seven Spying Agents of Israel Executed in Yazd


Yazd, Correspondent of Jomhouri-e Eslami,


According to information conveyed by the Office of the Public Prosecutor of the Province of Yazd, seven spying agents of Israel and the United States who had connections with Israel and financially assisted Israel, and who also intended to buy Muslim’s properties and to deprive them[Muslims] from their land and possessions, were condemned to death. The order was carried on at dawn on the 17th of Shahrivar [8 September 1980]. The names of the executed ones are as follow:


  1. Nourollah Akhtar-Khavari son of Kaykhosrow
  2. Azizollah Zabihian, son of Asadollah
  3. Fereidoun Faridani son of Goshtasb
  4. Abdol-Vahhab Kazemi[-Manshadi] son of Hosein
  5. Ali Mehri [Ali Motahhari] son of Hasan
  6. Jalal Mostaghim, son of Abdol-Vahhab
  7. Mahmoud Hasanzadeh, son of Mohammad