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To: Valin

Bring back Bani Sadr....


5 posted on 12/05/2006 6:04:55 AM PST by CORedneck
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To: CORedneck

Bani Sadr. Now there's a blast from the past.



Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolhassan_Banisadr
(snip)
Banisadr was impeached on June 21, 1981 by the Majlis (the Iranian Parliament), allegedly because of his moves against the clerics in power, most specifically Mohammad Beheshti, the head of the judicial system at the time. Ayatollah Khomeini appears to have instigated the impeachment, which he signed the next day on June 22. Even before Ayatollah Khomeini had signed the impeachment papers, the Pasdaran had seized the Presidential buildings and gardens and imprisoned newspaper writers which worked for a newspaper closely tied to Banisadr. In the next few days they also executed several of his closest friends, including Hossein Navab, Rashid Sadrolhefazi, and Manouchehr Massoudi. It was revealed later that the group of guards who were assigned to capture Banisadr were told to finish him off rather than get him to jail [citation needed]. However, President Banisadr managed to flee the country and escaped to France along with Massoud Rajavi, former leader of the Mojahedin, where (as of 2005) he still lives, and has published many articles about Iran.

What we see in the above jusst shows that as long as the "Guardian Council" is in charge nothing will change


6 posted on 12/05/2006 6:14:56 AM PST by Valin (History takes time. It is not an instant thing.)
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