HRANA News Agency – Three Sunni teachers have been fired from their teaching jobs in the cities of Sardasht and Bukan in the West Azerbaijan province of Iran.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shoresh Mostafa Zadeh (who has 12 years of teaching experience), Ebrahim Rostami (10 years experience) and Fereydoun Ali Pour (4 years experience), were fired by the Department of Education upon the orders of the Ministry of Intelligence in Bukan.
According to the Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the men were fired “due to their religious beliefs”.
Another Sunni teacher, Mohammad Sarai, who had been invited to teach at the Vocational and Technical Education Center in Bukan, was summoned to the Ministry of Intelligence in Bukan and interrogated.
He was then prevented from teaching following the orders of the Ministry of Intelligence in a letter to the Education Center.