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[Personal information has been redacted.]           

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


[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] Thursday 11 Farvardin 1362 [31 March 1983] - 16 Jamadil Sani 1403

[Issue No:] 11832

[Page:] 2

A.M. – 364


Press announcement of verdict of the reviewing council of the Ministry of Oil

We hereby notify all members of the perverse Baha’i sect who have appealed, or have expressed their aversion to membership of this sect, that they should come at their earliest [convenience] to receive the invitation forms indicating the appointed time and date for visit to the administrative office of the appropriate unit.

Failure to [attend in order] to receive the invitation [form] for timely attendance at the appeal committee will be regarded as withdrawal of the appeal, and the verdict will be issued in their absence.


Reviewing Committee

For Restructuring of Human Resources

Ministry of Oil