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[Personal information has been redacted.]



Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Culture and Higher Education


Date: 21/9/1367 [12 December 1988]

Number: 3161

Enclosure: ------

Unit: ------


In the Name of God



Mr. Bijan Mirzaei


Student of: Geography,                        University: Isfahan


Your request for a review of your file was received. In view of the contents of your file and the fact that you have been prevented from continuing your education based on allegations of belonging to the perverse sect, it is necessary that in order to continue your education you announce [illegible] your recantation of your faith in the aforementioned sect in the nation’s widely-circulation newspapers, and send the (copy of the announcement) to this committee so that it can be reviewed and a decision taken. In case you do not provide the above-mentioned documents, you will be treated based on the established standards.


Enforcement Committee for Expelled Students, Ministry of Culture and Higher Education

[Signature on official stamp]



[Below the letter, photocopy of the student ID card]

Number: [redacted]

[Emblem] University of Isfahan

University Library

[Stamp] Extended until 1 Shahrivar 1359 [23 August 1980]

Academic year 1357-1358

[Photo and stamp and signature] [Bijan Mirzaei]

Name and Surname: Bijan Mirzaei

Year: One

Group: Geography

College: Literature

Student ID card: [redacted]