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Obstruction of granting work permits to Baha'is

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This document indicates that according to the memorandum from the Office of Public Properties to Police Chiefs of Information and Public Security and Commanders of Civil Forces of Subordinate Cities issuing to Bahá’í citizens permits to conduct business in sensitive occupational categories, such as publishing books and magazines, jewelry and gold work, hotels and hospitality, coffee-nets, and other occupations pertaining to cleanliness such as restaurants and food services and bakeries has been forbidden.  Moreover, Bahá’ís are barred from engagement in high-income producing occupations and are only allowed to have occupations in average income producing categories after they obtain the necessary permits.