The Hojjatieh Society was founded in the 1950s as an anti-Bahai group. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordered it to disband in 1983. Reports have surfaced in the last year about renewed Hojjatieh activism.
Originally published in Iran Report (RFE/RL), 20 January 2003, Volume 6, Number 3.
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