[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]



Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil

Date: 1 Aban 1361 [23 October1982]

Number: [illegible]

In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

Order Number 67, date: 27 Ordibehesht 1361 [17 May 1982]

Administered by:  Primary Division of Human Resources Restructuring Office [illegible]


Allegations: Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect


Procedural Synopsis:  Accused: Mr. Eskandar; Surname: Hojabr-Afkan; Son of: Goudarz; Date of Birth: 26 Dey [redacted] [16 January [redacted]]; Birth Certificate Number: [redacted]; Issued in: Gonbad; Organisation: --- ; Experience: 22 years [illegible]; Workplace: [illegible] Employee Number: [redacted]; Education: Diploma; Married; was reviewed by the Office, [which,] on 27 Mehr 1361 [19 October 1982] considered the presented evidence and announced its verdict as follows:


»Decision of the Office«

According to the case documents, report of the investigation team-----, admission of the accused-----, Defence of the offender-----, Witness statements-----, statement of the experts-----, statement of the informed-----, and in accordance with existing evidence on file, as per the case documents and other circumstances, the allegation is established and his offence is in accordance with

1- Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect, Paragraph 8 Section 29

of the Restructuring of Human Resources Act of Ministries, the Government, and Government-affiliated Institutions, as approved on 5 Mehr 1360 [27 September 1981], which is based on Section 11, Article 20 of the above-mentioned Act, the accused is sentenced to permanent termination from government and affiliated services. 

This decision is final and enforceable in accordance with Section 46 of the said Act-----, and can be appealed at the Review Office within 15 days, upon service on the accused—x--.

Primary Division Office Number 9 [illegible]

From [illegible]

[Official stamp]

Ministry of Oil

Primary Division Office Number 9 - Human Resources Restructuring


[Handwritten note at the bottom of the page]

Decision was received by me [illegible] Hojabr-Afkan, daughter of Mr. Eskandar Hojabr-Afkan, employee number [redacted] on 15 Aban 1361 [6 November 1982]