Letters

De-listing the MEK spells disaster for Green Movement

  As Tunisians and Egyptians work through their respective political transitions, the Iranian government increasingly detaches itself from the realities of its restive population. The longer it resists meeting public demands, the shorter its lifespan becomes. At the same time, within the Iranian Diaspora, some have sought to usurp leadership of Iran's indigenous pro-democracy movement. This has alarmed the leaders of the Green Movement in Iran. Mir Hossein Mousavi warned against "international surfers" seeking to wield their own axe in the furnace of the Green movement in his last communiqué…
kadivarad33
2011/11/02
Letters

Legal rulings of Grand Ayatollah Montazeri on the political legitimacy of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Text of the letter by Dr. Mohsen Kadivar In the Name of God the Most Merciful To the auspicious audience of theologian and jurist, our most erudite and courageous master, the Grand Ayatollah Montazeri, may his presence endure Peace be upon you, I congratulate and offer my good wishes on the occasion of the birthday of Imam Ali (Peace be upon him), commander of the devout, guide of the oppressed, and the superlative leader of those who seek justice and freedom.  We celebrate this holiday at a time when dozens…
kadivarad33
2009/07/10