[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:] Vahemeh

[Date:] 12 Dey 1334 [3 January 1956]

[Issue No.:] 209

 

Sanctions

It has been known for several days that the clergy has been boycotting the beverage of Pepsi Cola and the establishment of television in Iran, since their trade rights had been obtained by the Baha’is, and then it turned out that only the rivals of Mr. Sabet, the manager of the Pepsi Cola factory, are spreading these rumours due to their hostility.