Human Rights Violator: Asghar Zarei

اصغر-زارعی3

First Name and Last Name:

Asghar Zarei

Background:

No detail is available about the year and location of his birth as well as his educational background.  Titles and Positions Held:

-Head of General Office of Security since July 2011

– General Director for Security of the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology Since from June 2005 to June 2011

Witness Accounts of Alleged Violations and Crimes:

As the General Director for Security of the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Asghar Zarei has issued a confidential decree for all universities and higher education centres in the country to prohibit the entrance of Bahá’í students. The decree, signed by the General Director, mentions: “If belonging of a student to Bahá’í faith is recognized before entering to the university or during the studies, he/she shall be fired from the university.”

Supporting document:

  • The document below is a copy of the confidential memorandum regarding the deprivation of Bahá’í students from university education signed by Asghar Zarei[1]

Documents:

Download File!

Sources:

http://news.bahai.org/documentlibrary/575/1_LetterFromMinistriesToUniversities.pdf