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[Personal information has been redacted.]


The Restructuring of the Human Resources Office of the Ministry of Petroleum


Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Petroleum


In the Name of God


When you judge between people (you are) to judge with justice[1]  

[A Persian translation of above Verse]


Date: 28/2/1361 [18 May 1982]

Number: 130-7-29/8

Enclosure: -----


Mr Enayatekhoda-Sefidvash, the son of: Father/ Mother: ----- Employee number: [redacted]

Birth Certificate number: [redacted], Date of Birth: [redacted], Place of birth: [redacted]

According to the decision of the Preliminary Commission for the Restructuring of Human Resources in the Ministry of Petroleum, [and according to], Article 19, Clause 8, of the Restructuring [of Human Resource] Act, which was enacted on 5/7/1360 [27 September 1981] by the Islamic Consultative Assembly, you are guilty of committing the crime of membership of the perverse Baha’i sect (which according to Muslim scholar consensus is known to be outside of the Islamic [Sharia domain]). You are therefore condemned to the punishment of permanent dismissal from public employment at any Government or affiliated organisation.


[Official stamp] The Preliminary Commission of the Restructuring of Human Resource, Ministry of Petroleum


Tehran – [Address]


[1] [Quran 4:58]