Sunday, June 28, 2009

June 28th in Baha'i History


1983 – Martyrdom in Shiraz


367.1 SWIFT ON HEELS EXECUTION YOUNG BAHÁ'ÍS SHIRAZ ANNOUNCE DISTRESSING NEWS YET ANOTHER YOUNG SERVANT BAHÁ'U'LLÁH THAT CITY, 24 YEAR OLD SUHAYL HUSHMAND, HANGED 28 JUNE, BRINGING TO 142 TOTAL NUMBER BAHÁ'ÍS KILLED SINCE BEGINNING ISLAMIC REVOLUTION, NOT INCLUDING 14 WHO DISAPPEARED. FATE OTHER PRISONERS SHIRAZ IN BALANCE.


UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE

(The Universal House of Justice, Messages 1963 to 1986, p. 583)

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