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The Difficult Task of Monitoring Constitutional Compliance[1]

[Section 7, Minorities]

[Page:] 620


Expulsion of a student from university

In the Name of God

Number 79-10537

Dated 2 Esfand 1379 [20 February 2001]


Dr. Moein

Esteemed Minister of Sciences, Research, and Technology

Dr. Mehrpour

[Legal Counsel] of President and Head of Investigation and Oversight of Enforcement of the Constitution



The news published in a bulletin of the Ministry of Intelligence under number D/3308, dated 29 Bahman 1379 [17 February 2001], regarding the conditions under which a female Baha’i student was admitted and then expelled from the university (copy attached) was presented to the esteemed president.  He replied:

“Dr. Moein, please investigate expeditiously and see what the matter is. Also, Dr. Mehrpour should investigate.”

Seyyed Mohammad-Ali Abtahi


[1] From a book: The Difficult Task of Monitoring Constitutional Compliance- Vazifeh Doshvar-e Nezarat bar Ejraeh Ghanoon-e Asasee 1376 – 1384 (1997-2006). Dr. Hosein Mehrpour, Tehran, Saales Publication, 1384 (2005)