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In the Name of God the Merciful, the Compassionate

Judgement number 1

[Date:] 3 Mordad 1361 [25 July 1982]

Forum: The Human Resources Restructuring Commission of the Ministry of Energy

Type of Allegation: Membership in the Perverse Sect


Procedural Synopsis: The accusatory case of Mr. Riazollah, surnamed Ighanian, son of Ezzatollah, born in 10 Dey [redacted] [22 December]. Identification number: [redacted]. Issued in: Semnan. Organizational position: Deputy Manager, (expert). Years worked: 22 years. Place of work: Department of Water of Tehran. Personnel number: [redacted]. Education: Bachelor of Science in Geology. Marital status: Married. The Commission explored the case. The Commission, in the meeting dated 3 Mordad 1361 [25 July 1982], by considering the presented evidence [documents], announced its judgement as follows:

Judgement of the Commission

According to the confession of the accused, and taking into consideration all other conditions and the circumstantial evidence of this case, the charges against the accused appear clear and evident to this Commission. The offence of the named accused corresponds with paragraph 1 of Article 19 of the Human Resources Restructuring Act.


  1. Being a member of the perverse Baha’i sect is the matter of paragraph 1 of Article 19 of the Human Resources Restructuring Act of the Ministries, Governmental and Government Affiliated Organizations, approved on 5 Mehr 1360 [28 September 1981], [under] which, according to paragraph --- of Article 29 of the mentioned Act, [the accused] becomes condemned to permanent dismissal from governmental services and affiliated organizations. This judgement, according to paragraph 46 of the mentioned Act, is appealable within 15 days from its service upon the accused (whether in person or through other legal means), at the Review Office.


The Preliminary Commission

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