Report Compiled on Economic Pressures on Baha’is
May 5, 2010
The business license of Mr. Houshang Ghoddousi of Tehran, who also owns an optical shop, has not been renewed and he has been sent a warning letter by the Opticians’ Trade Union to close up his shop. No further information is available at this time.
· Mr. Sohrab Kaffashi from a suburb of Tehran, after two months of operating his supermarket, discovered that it has been directed and announced in the local mosque that no one should use his shop. Considering the consequences, Mr. Kaffashi closed his shop.
· A photocopy shop owned by a Bahá’í individual of Karaj has been sealed for a second time.