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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil

Form number 1


Date: 25 Mordad 1361 [16 August 1982]

Number: H-B [25]5/3

Enclosure: None


In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

Ruling number 255/3 B-H, dated 25 Mordad 1361 [16 August 1982]

Administered by: Primary Board of the Restructuring of Human Resources, Number 3 - Shiraz Oil Industry

Type of Allegation: Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect

Proceedings: The allegations against Mr. Abbas-Ali, last name: Zareian Jahromi; son of: Mohammad; born on: [redacted]; birth certificate number: [redacted], issued in [redacted]; organizational position: Early retirement; work history:_____; location of service: Pipelines and Communication; personnel number: [redacted]; education:______; married.  The case was reviewed by the board on [date] 24 Mordad 1361 [15 August 1982] and after a review of all evidence provided, the following decision is issued:


Decision of the Council

In light of the confession made by the accused—X—, the defence of the accused—X—,, and the opinion of the experts—X—,, and taking into consideration other conditions and circumstantial evidence existing in this case, the charges against the accused are established and proven for this Council; and the offense of the named accused corresponds with:

  1. Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect, which is a subject in paragraph eight of Article 29 [of] the Human Resources Restructuring Act, [applicable to] Government Ministries and Affiliated Organizations, enacted on [date] 05 Mehr 1360 [27 September 1981], and in accordance with paragraph 11 of Article 20 of the said policy.  [The accused is] sentenced to permanent dismissal from Government Services and Affiliated Organizations.  Based on Article 46 of the said law, this order is final and enforceable.


This [decision] is appealable within 15 days from its service upon the accused (whether in person or through other legal means) by the Review Board.

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Shiraz Pipelines and Communication,

Letter Number: [6202], Date Registered: 25 Mordad 1361 [16 August 1982]

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