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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil


Date: 3 Mehr 1361 [25 September 1982]

Number: HBA/ 297 - 9

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In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

Order Number 22 (Twenty-two); Date: 4 Shahrivar 1361 [26 August 1982]

Administered by the Primary Division for the Restructuring of Human Resources, Committee Number 9, Abadan

Type of Allegation: Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect

Proceedings Synopsis:  The allegations against Mrs. Derakhshandeh; Surname Haghjou; Daughter of Hosein-Agha; Born in [redacted]; Birth certificate number [redacted]; Issued in Kashan; Organizational post Senior Nurse; Work experience 13 Years and 4 months; Place of work Abadan; Employee's Personnel Number [redacted]; Education Bachelor of Nursing; Married were heard by the Board. On 4 Shahrivar 1361 [26 August 1982], in view of the documents and evidence presented, the Board has pronounced its verdict as follows: (Following Letter number HBA-75-9, dated 11 Mordad 1361 [2 August 1982], a verdict was made in absentia, owing to her non-attendance.)



According to the documents in the file, and considering the exhibits and proof that exist in the case, the Board is of the view that the allegation against the accused are established and her offences fall under [the following statutes]: 

1- Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect, subject of Paragraph 8 of Section 29

 [Of] the Restructuring of Human Resources Act for Ministerial, Governmental, and Government-affiliated Institutions, ratified on 5 Mehr 1360 [27 September 1981], in particular, Paragraph 11 of Section 20 of said Act. She is terminated from employment at government and affiliated institutions. Within 15 days from service on the accused (whether [in person] or [through other] legal [means]) and it is reviewable at the Appeals Division.

Primary Division of Abadan, Number 9

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Order number HBA-297-9, dated 3 Mehr 1361 [25 September 1982] was received on 8 Aban 1361 [30 October 1982]

Derakhshandeh Haghjou