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Iranian Ayatollah Issues Fatwa Against Nukes

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:25 PM ET

Green Iran
Grand Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazeri's recent fatwa against nuclear weapons is a sign that Irans' democratic protestors, the green movement, oppose their countries nuclear endeavors.

The New Republic:

There has been much debate about where Iran's democratic protesters stand on the country's nuclear program. In the past weeks, there have been many new indications that the green movement rejects the Islamic Republic's pursuit of a nuclear bomb. The following fatwa by the Grand Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazeri is another significant piece of evidence suggesting the movement's repudiation.

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