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In the Name of God


Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Culture and Higher Education

Date: 16/11/1367 [5 February 1989]

Number: 2222




Mr. Seyyed[i] Hasan Hosseini-Kholenjani

Geology Student - University of Birjand

Your request that consideration be given to your case was received.   In accordance with the information contained in your case documents [which include] allegations of your affiliation with the perverse sect, you are suspended from continuing your studies. In order to continue your studies, it is necessary that you provide proof of your renunciation of said sect by submitting to this committee, copies of your sincere recantation, published three times in national newspapers with wide circulation, so we can consider the matter and make a decision. In the event of failure to provide the aforementioned documentation, you will be dealt with in accordance with the regulations.

Executive Committee for Investigating the Status of Suspended Students.

Ministry of Culture and Higher Education

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[i] An honorific denoting people accepted as descendants of the Islamic prophet, Mohammad