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[Personal information has been redacted.]


[stamp] Highly Confidential

Number: 611

Date: 14/3/1362 [4 June 1983]


Verdict of the Admissions Council

[Ms./Mrs.] Mahnaz Ahrari

Student of English, Faculty of Literature, University of Tabriz, Student number [redacted]

Academic entrance year 1358 [1979]; Credits passed: 28; GPA: 30

You are hereby notified that for the [following] reasons:

1- Affiliation with the perverse Baha’i sect

Based on your own admission --x--Pursuant to Article D (d) of the Students’ Admission Executive Bylaw, second phase: transfer and suspended students, first phase which was communicated to the universities by the honorable Minister of Culture and Higher Education by number ---- date ----, presently your continuation of studies is not approved ---x---

Your studies will be suspended for the period of ----. Should there be an attempt on your part to repent, you may continue your studies after this period.

Furthermore, according to the above regulations for the granting of a certificate equivalent to a college diploma or bachelor’s degree to students, ratified 22/6/1361 [13 September 1982] by the Cultural Revolution Command center, you can/cannot request a certificate.

In the event you wish to appeal this decision, you may submit your appeal along with your documents and possible reasoning with your exact address, by trackable registered mail, to the Admission Council, to [contact details] [illegible], within 15 days of the date of the receipt of this letter.

1- Appeals lacking exact address of the student will not be processed.

2- The Admission Council will respond to you within 25 days of the receipt of your appeal.


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Should you express repentance and remorse in one of the widely-circulated newspapers, there will be no impediments to your studies.

In any case, you should repent.

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Director of the Admissions Council