According to reports uploaded on the internet, a young Tehran resident who had recently converted to the Baha’i was killed in a gruesome way by the agents of the Iranian regime.Arta, M. 26, had recently converted to Baha’ism. According to his friends, he was threatened with his life a number of times by his cosines who are members of the government backed para-military Basij and agents of the intelligent ministry. In one occasion, his cosines attack him and beat him severely, leaving him badly injured.
Arta’s friend, who spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals by the government agents, said a member of the family had threatened Arta that if he didn’t repent and decided to continue with his new religion, he would definitely be killed.
The video is too gruesome to watch and this barbaric killing makes the beheading by the IS like nothing.