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

 

[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Tuesday, 31 Tir 1359 [22 July 1380]

[Issue No.:] 16196

[Page:] 3

 

[Human Resource] Purging at Ahvaz Petroleum Company

AHVAZ - Public Relations of the Khuzestan Governor General announced yesterday that the names of 16 people who had been [dismissed] from the Petroleum Company and the Education Department were quoted by the Commission for the Purging and Purification of Governmental Organizations [and Agencies] yesterday.

These people are:

  1. Mehdi Safaelan, teacher
  2. Baheri Bahrehmand-Aqdasi, teacher
  3. Rouhangiz Kaytur-Shahidi, teacher
  4. Sorour Khani, teacher
  5. Touran Sabetsanj, teacher

And 11 were [dismissed] from the Petroleum Company, which include:

1.  Hasan Taied-Kashani

2.  Foroughiyyeh Rameshni

3.  Saadatollah Monjazeb

4.  Nahid Afshar

5.  Ezatollah Senarud-Kalami

6.  Seif Baghaie

7.  Godratollah Afifian

8.  Tahereh Vatankhah

9.  Ezzatollah Rouhi Jahromi

10. Goloodi Fanaiyan

11. Behrouz Anvar Naeinehchi

The reasons for the purging of these [individuals] have been reported as intellectual deviations and illegal employment, and their permanent dismissal order was issued by the Commission for the Purging and Purification of Governmental Organizations [and Agencies] of Khuzestan Province.