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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] 7 Bahman 1958 [27 January 1980]

[Issue No.:] 10915


Purging and Purification at the National Development and Planning Organization

The Commission for Purging and Purification of National Development and Planning Organization, in its first circular, announced its decision regarding 12 employees of the organization. In the circular the following is mentioned:

In carrying out the tasks entrusted to this commission, regarding a number of the current and retired employees of this organization, who, by their verbal expressions and in writing have strengthened the Taghut regime, have created an obstructive environment and have maintained effective cooperation with the oppressive system or have taken advantage of their administrative positions, the following decisions have been taken and announced:

2. Shapour Rasekh, permanent dismissal and discontinuation of the retirement pension…