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Reza Firouzi

During his arrest, he was still actively participating in Bahá’í activities when the country had a revolution that did away with its king and replaced it with a Muslim cleric and politician whose speeches

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Mulla Jafar Isfahani

The Bab often remarked how out of a city full of clergy, divines and religious institutions that the first to recognize the truth was a sifter of wheat, Mulla Jafar Isfahani.

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Mahshid Nirumand

Mahshid Nirumand, 28 years old, was a graduate in physics from the University of Shiraz. She was ridiculed by her interrogator for her degree. He said, "What an education! A graduate in physics!

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Roya Ishraqi

Roya was very active in her life and loved sports such as mountain climbing. Her sister, Rosita, became engaged the same day that her father was killed.

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‘Izzat Ishraqi

During one of Mrs. Ishraqi's interrogations, during which she was blindfolded and having a difficult time walking, the interrogator taunted her, saying, “Are you so blind that you cannot walk."

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Tuba Za’irpour

While in prison, Mrs. Za'irpour shared her knowledge of the Faith with others. She had a strong influence on one Muslim woman, who later told the Baha'is how much she had respected Mrs. Za'irpour.

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Simin Sabiri

During her interrogations, she would constantly try to refute the accusations and misinformation of her interrogators.

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Mona Mahmudnizhad

Mona's bail was set initially at about $35,000. Mrs. Mahmudnizhad tried to get the Court to accept a mortgage on the small apartment that the family owned in Shiraz, but that was not accepted

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Mirza Aqay-i-Rikab-Saz

He was an early martyr of the Faith, was the recipient of the Tablet of the Verse of Light, as he had requested that Bahá'u'lláh interpret the isolated letters at the chapter beginnings of

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