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September 19, 2018

Bahai student expelled from Tehran technical college


Hamid Rezataghipour, September 19, 2018. –

Nikan Sheydan-Shaydi, a Bahai student in the third semester of an Intermediate study in moulding technology at the Technical College of Tehran, has been expelled because of his Bahai beliefs. He began his studies in February 2017. He was summoned to the Institute’s security office [a branch of the Ministry of Intelligence] and asked why he had enrolled, since he was a Bahai? “There is no place for Bahais here, just like the universities.” However he was told that he could change the religion field in his student records, and continue with his studies.

In recent days the number of Bahai students who have just passed the University Entrance examination, and find they are excluded from tertiary education on the excuse of “incomplete file,” has risen beyond 50. In previous years the total has been above 100 each year.

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1 Comment »

  1. All young people are entitled to;earn and receive proper education regardless of race ,background,language or religious believes.It is regrettable
    to prevent yout of the country with the great history of the past to be deprived of education,because they are Bahais, Baloutch.Turks,Kurds or are
    Iranian citizens ,because they are future of country and it is injustice to destroy their future.

    Comment by Dr. sirus Homayun — September 20, 2018 @ 05:14 | Reply


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