Reports of the killing of an Iranian Baha’i received

Hr. A. Rezvani. Foto: BWNS

Hr. A. Rezvani
Photo: BWNS

Reports have been received that a well-known member of the Iranian Baha’i community, Mr. Ataollah Rezvani, has been killed in or around the port city of Bandar Abbas in Southern Iran. The event is believed to have taken place on Saturday 24 August 2013. Available information indicates that Mr. Rezvani’s life had been threatened by fanatical elements within the city’s authorities.

Further details of Mr. Rezvani’s death are not yet available, but will be reported as soon as they are confirmed.