Being distant from the main centers of Bábí activities, there were few converts in Khúzistán. Mullá Hasan Khazá'í owned land in the village of Zaytán. He became a Bábí and later a Bahá'í. He moved to the village of Manyúhá were he succeeded in converting some twelve further persons. A certain Muhammad Khazaví was among those who put forward a claim to leadership of the Bábí community in the period after the attempt on the life of the Shah in 1852.
In 1314/1897, there was a persecution of the Bahá'ís and
Mullá Hasan Khazá'í was arrested and imprisoned.
He was eventually released on the intervention of his son-in-law Shaykh
For events in Iran after 1921, see entry "Iran".
Bibliography. ZH 6:137; 8a:263
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