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File:Chile2.jpgEdit

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File:Bahai how tehran.jpgEdit

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File:Coat of arms of the Albanian Kingdom.pngEdit

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File source is not properly indicated: File:Sydney.jpgEdit

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File source is not properly indicated: File:Bahai-us.jpgEdit

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File source is not properly indicated: File:Bahai-india.jpgEdit

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Justass (talk) 16:51, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

removal of warning tagsEdit

@How, stop reverting warning tags. You may convert the speedy into a regular deletion-tag to allow for a discussion (as there is no need for a rush deletion); but the concerns seem to be justified. These images were uploaded to :de in the early times (2004), when people didn't look too much into copyright. The easiest way to solve the problem is to contact the original uploader and website owner directly, http://www.geistigenahrung.org/impressum.html, and to ask him for a formal permission. If he is not really the rights holder, he will likely say that. --Túrelio (talk) 07:54, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

I only move these files from german Wikipedia to here, not more! Thats why these files does not meet the criteria for speedy deletion, so I can remove your notice, look at the template! -- How (talk) 12:34, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
Did you even read my above comment and my comments on the image pages? --Túrelio (talk) 14:37, 14 April 2010 (UTC)


File:Abu'l-Hasan2.jpgEdit

I've performed the rename as requested, but you should check the authorship. Is there a direct credit to "Hasan Balyuzi" for the original photo? As this name sounds identical to the books authors name, it seems unlikely that the author of a 1985-book shot a pre-1900-photo. --Túrelio (talk) 15:41, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

File:Badi2.jpg has the same problem with your authorship-entry. --Túrelio (talk) 15:56, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

File:Abdul Baha Abbas.jpgEdit

As you seem to be interested in the Bahai topic, you might try to track down the real author of this photo. Somebody how took a photo in 1912 can still have lived longer than 1939, thereby making the PD-Old-claim invalid. It's a pressing issue, but would make the image safer. --Túrelio (talk) 16:15, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

File:Shoghi Effendi.jpgEdit

You also might also try to find out the real photographer of this important photo. A photo from 1957 with "unknown author" is hardly credible, and with a PD-old-license (possible 70 years after the death of the photographer) is ridiculous. --Túrelio (talk) 16:21, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Shoghi Effendi2.jpgEdit

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Writing source=unknown is nonsense. You must have got this image from somewhere before uploading it. --Túrelio (talk) 15:46, 14 April 2010 (UTC)


File source is not properly indicated: File:UN Persian Gulf2.jpgEdit

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File:Tehran_-_Iran.jpgEdit

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File:Shoghi_Effendi2.jpgEdit

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