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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Interior

In the Name of God, the Exalted

Date: 28/5/1385 [19 August 2006]

Number: 430/70878


To the honorable political-security deputies of the offices of the Governors’ General of the country



Respectfully, we have received reports that some of the elements of the perverse Baha’i sect are attempting to teach and spread the ideology of the Baha’i sect, under the guise of social and economic activities. In view of the fact that this sect is illegal and that it is exploited by international and Zionist organizations against the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, we hereby ask you to order the relevant offices to cautiously and carefully monitor and manage their [the Baha’is] social activities. In addition, complete the requested information on the enclosed form and forward it to this office for its use by fifteenth of Shahrivar [6 September].


Seyyed Mohammad-Reza Mavalizadeh

Director General of the Political Office