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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Wednesday, 19 Shahrivar 1365 - 5 Muharram 1407 - 10 September 1986

[Issue No.:] 17978

[Page:] 10


Yesterday, in an open session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, headed by Hujjat al-Islam Hashemi Rafsanjani, the bill on repayment of bonds for the expansion of a production unit’s ownership, following the delegate’s discussions, was approved...

... Negotiations of the Assembly

After reading the representatives’ remarks, the review of the details of the bill for the reconstitution of the Bar Association, as a priority on the agenda of yesterday’s open session of the Assembly, continued. Articles 10, 11 and 12 of the mentioned bill were passed as follows...

Chapter Three - The conditions governing the reconstitution of the Bar

Article 10 – The committee for the reconstitution will make a decision on the following cases for permanent dismissal of the lawyers from membership in the Bar Association...

... C - Those who are subject to one of following conditions:

... 6. Membership in the perverted sect, known to the Muslim community as outcasts of Islam, and membership in organizations whose constitutions and principles are based on the rejection of divine religions....