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[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Sunday 1 Tir 1959 [22 June 1980]

[Issue No.:] 16171

[Page:] 11


The Resolution of the Seminar on the Purification of Government Offices

(The Union of the Islamic Associations of Government Employees)

In the Name of God

It is more than a year since our revolutionary people have arisen with the help of God and have shattered into pieces the taghut. But the taghut’s habits and culture still govern our society and the taghut’s apparatus is being spread wide open before the nation’s revolutionary movement with the least evolution....

5. Rejecting the individuals that are not members of any one of the official religions of the country (as mentioned in the Constitution) from all the government departments and government-affiliated institutions and denying their employment…