[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

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

 

[Newspaper:] Islamic Republic - Counties’ News

[Date:] Monday 20-5-1359- 29 Ramadan 1400 - [11 August 1980]

[Number:] 345

Page: 5

Second year

 

Commission for [Cleansing and] Purification in Gilan, Ahvaz and Qaemshahr:  The Names of 102 Persons dismissed from [deferent] Department Were Published

Head of the Commission for Cleansing and Purification of [government] departments in Gilan Province, Hojjatol-Islam Hosseini, provided Pars News Agency Rasht Centre with the names of 73 staff of [government] departments of Gilan that were subject to cleansing and purification.

…16- Shahbaz Eghbal, Education Department staff, dismissed on the charge of [being a member of] an unlawful political sect

17- Shapour Mahdavi, Education Department staff, dismissed on the charge of [being a member of] an unlawful political sect

…20- Vajihollah Kasiri-Arabi, Education Department staff, dismissed on the charge of [being a member of] an unlawful political sect

21- Giti Mousazadeh-Kohan, Education Department staff, dismissed on the charge of [being a member of] an unlawful political sect

22- Zohreh Mesbah, Education Department staff, dismissed on the charge of [being a member of] an unlawful political sect

23- Ataollah Mesbah, Education Department staff, dismissed on the charge of [being a member of] an unlawful political sect…