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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil

Date: 11 Esfand 1361 [2 March 1983]

Number: HBA/ 1178-9

Enclosure: -----


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

Decision number 231, dated 7 Esfand 1361 [26 February 1983]

Administrative Authority: Provisional Council for Reconstructing Human Resources, Number 9, Abadan

Charge(s): Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect

Procedural Synopsis: The charge against Mrs. Maryam, Surname Dehghan, Daughter of Asadollah; born [redacted], Birth certificate number: [redacted], Issued in [redacted], Position: labour worker, Years of employment: 36 years, Location of service: Abadan, Employee number: [redacted], Education: illiterate; married was reviewed by the Council.  The Council, in its meeting of 7 Esfand 1361 [26 February 1983], subsequent to reviewing the evidence, made a decision as follows:


In light of the accused’s defense --X--, and the documentary evidence in the file --X--, as well as other circumstantial evidence the charge against the accused is proven and established before the Council. 

The offense of the forenamed:

1- Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect, pursuant to paragraph 8 of Article 29

of the Reconstruction of Human Resources for Ministries and Governmental and Related Institutions Act, ratified 5 Mehr 1360 [27 September 1981]. And as per paragraph 11 of Article 20 of the said Act condemns [the accused] to permanent dismissal from service in government and government-related institutions.  

This decision, pursuant to Article 46 of the said Act, is final and binding.

[This decision] can be appealed within 15 days of issuance to the accused (be it real person or legal entity) at the Appeal Board. 

Provisional Council:  Number 9, Abadan


3 Esfand 1361 [22 February 1983]

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[Handwritten note at the bottom of the page]

Decision number: HBA/1178-9, dated 11 Esfand 1361 [2 March 1983]

Served on the forenamed on 22 Farvardin 1362 [11 April 1983]

([Illegible] forenamed is illiterate.)