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Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri

Dr. Hossein Ziai Says Iran May See Another Revolution

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Dr. Hossein Ziai is the Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar chair at UCLA where he is also a tenured full professor of Islamic and Iranian studies and the d...

Top Iran Dissident Dies

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The spiritual father of Iran's reform movement died Sunday at the age of 87, prompting thousands of his followers to immediately ...

Montazeri's Limited Tolerance of Non-Muslims

Jamsheed K. Choksy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamsheed K. Choksy

Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri's opinion was characterized by one Iranian Christian clergyman as "rubbing salt into our wounds."

Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, Iran's Senior Cleric, Denounces Basij Militia Force

nytimes.com | NAZILA FATHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri's Mourners Protest Against Government

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A huge funeral procession for Iran's most senior dissident cleric became a show of defiance against the country's ...

Iran Bans Memorials For Montazeri In Wake Of Violence

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran banned memorials for the country's most senior dissident cleric and reiterated a stern warning to the opposition Thursday, a...

Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, Senior Iranian Cleric, Calls System A Dictatorship

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's most senior dissident cleric on Wednesday criticized the ruling system under Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as a di...

Iran's Revolution Leaders Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri And Hashemi Rafsanjani Struggle For Power In Tehran

Spiegel International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the wake of a bogus election, the deadly harassment of protesters and squabbling among hardliners, everything seems to have changed in Tehran. Two ...

Leadership in Peril: Iranians Won't Wait Out Recount

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Thanks to these demonstrations, Mousavi is now firmly coming into his own as the leader of the opposition, and unless Ayotollah Khamenei acts fast, Ahmadinejad won't be the only one who has to step aside.