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[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

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Islamic Republic of Iran

Islamic Revolutionary Court

Shiraz ––Fars Province

Date: 29/1/73 [18 April 1994]

Number: 1758

Enclosure: Do not follow (your) low desires, lest you deviate

 

In the Name of the Almighty

 

On 27/1/1373 [16 April 1994], Branch 1 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Shiraz reviewed case number SH73/3302.

 

Subject: Irrigated and dry farmlands and vacated buildings of the Baha’is who fled the village of Kata in the region of Meymand, in Boyer Ahmad, Yasuj.

The court issues a decision as follows:

 

Decision of the Court:

Concerning the above-noted lands and buildings that belonged to the Baha’i individuals who left the area at the beginning of the Revolution and have not since returned, and according to the order of the government, issued by the blessed Imam Khomeini (P.B.U.H.), dated 6/2/1368 [26 April 1989], the rights to these properties were given to the Supreme Leader.  Accordingly, the ownership of the said lands and properties, in their entirety, as well as their crops and harvests, will be transferred to the Sitad-i-Ijraiy-i-Farman-i-Imam[ ].

This verdict was issued in accordance with the order of the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, dated 16/6/68 [7 September 1989], and will be final and binding subsequent to the approval of Hujjatol-Islam Nayyeri.

Ecclesiastical Magistrate for Branch One of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Shiraz

Mohammad-Ali Fazel [signature stamp]

 

[A hand-written note states the following]:  8/8/1373 [30 October 1994]

In the Name of the Almighty

Reviewed and approved.  Islamic Revolutionary Court of Shiraz to enforce.

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