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[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Saturday 15 Shahrivar 1359 [6 September 1980]

[Issue No:] 16233

[Page:] 17


Another 40 individuals from the Department Education & Training of Semnan were dismissed



The Office of Public Relations of the Governorate General of Semnan and the Cleansing and Reconstruction Commission of the Provincial Departments announced the names of 40 employees of the Education and Training Department (whose files have been investigated up to 5th of Shahrivar 1359 [27 August 1980] and who have been falling under the Cleansing system), who were then dismissed:…


Also 8 other individuals by the names of Sanampour Hoseini, daughter of Hosein; TaherehTebyanian, daughter of Ismail; Khadijehbanu Hedayati, daughter of Hedayatollah; Aqdas Besharati, daughter of Ali-Asghar; Tahereh Hedayati, daughter of Alibaba; Ahmad Shadman, son of Mohammad-Ali; Fereshteh Malakzadeh-Maanavi, daughter of Nasrollah and Farkhondeh Aazami, daughter of Haydar, were also dismissed due to being accused of membership in the illegal political Baha’i community.