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In the Name of God


Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance


Verdict number 114

Dated: 28/11/1369 [17 February 1991]

Administered by: Primary Division of the Employment Arbitration Office of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance

Allegations: Membership in the Baha’i sect


Procedural Synopsis: Allegations were considered against

Mr. Sohrab, surname Doustdar, son of Ataollah born in [illegible]

Identification number [redacted], issued in Tehran;

Employment status: Retired;

Education: master’s degree;

Married/ single, who was retired when the Verdict was handed down,

As indicated in the minutes of the meeting held on 28/11/1369 [17 February 1990] and in view of

The documents in the file and the confession of the accused [X], and defence of the accused [X], as well as other evidence in the file [X], the allegations against the accused are adjudged as proven and in accordance with:

1. Membership in the perverse sect divergent from Islam. Section 19, Paragraph 1

of the Employment Arbitration Primary Board, sanctioned on 25/12/1365 [16 March 1987], and based on [unspecified Paragraph]- section 1 of said Act,

The defendant is sentenced to permanent termination from government employment.

Reminder: In accordance with Section 13 of said Act, this Verdict is appealable and the convicted offender can file his appeal within one month from service of the Verdict by submitting a request to the Human Resources Main Office. Otherwise, according to Addendum 1 of Article 4 of said Act, this Verdict will be enforceable at the expiration of the above-mentioned period.


Employment Arbitration Primary Board

Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance