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[Personal information has been redacted.]


Special copy for the accused

From Number 1


In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful,

[Form number:] 1


In the Name of God the Merciful, the Compassionate


Decision Number 2, dated: 10/11/1361 (Tenth of Bahman, one thousand and three hundred and sixty-one [30 January 1983]

Source of investigation: Preliminary Commission for the Restructuring of Human Resources, Office Number 12. Central Post Office of the Province of Eastern Azerbaijan


Type of accusation: Membership in the Perverse (Baha’i) Sect, deviating public views and membership in the Assembly of the Baha’is.


Procedural Synopsis: The case against the accused, Mrs Ziaiyyeh, Surname: Imani, daughter of: Habibollah, born on the [redacted], Identification number [redacted], issued from: [redacted], Occupied position: Financials and Accounting

Years of service: 23 years, 3 months and 28 days, Place of work: Central Post Office of the city of Urmia, Employment number: [redacted]

Education: High-School Diploma, Marital Status: Unmarried

The [Primary] Council investigated the matter, and having considerated the documents at hand, announced its decision as follows at its meeting on 10 Bahman 1361 [30 January 1983]:


Decision of the Commission


In consideration of the contents of the files and the report of the investigating team , confessions of the accused , defence of the accused , witness statements , experts’ views , statements of informed persons , and reliance on [decision] number 439/2197 60 of 9th Bahman 1361 [29 January 1983] of the Islamic Republic Court of Justice of Urmia and in consideration of other state affairs and matters identified within the files, the charges issued against the accused are proven and obvious in the view of the Council and the offense of the mentioned person falls under:


  1. Membership in the Perverse Baha’i Sect, paragraph 1, Article 19 and
  2. Membership in the Perverse Baha’i Sect, paragraph 8, Article 29

[As set out in] the Human Resources Restructuring Act, [applicable to] Government Ministries and Affiliated Organizations, ratified on the 5th of Mehr 1360 [27 September 1981], which relates directly to Clause 11 of Article 20 of the afore-mentioned law, [the accused] is sentenced to permanent dismissal from all Postal Services.


This decision, is final and enforceable under paragraph 46 of the above-mentioned law .

Within 15 days from the date of informing the accused of the decision, t the matter may be referred [by the accused] to the Court of Appeals .


The Primary Council: Number 12 of the Central Postal Office of Eastern and Western Azerbaijan.

Signature and Seal of: Preliminary Commission [for the Restructuring of Human Resources] Office Number12 of Eastern Azerbaijan