Abdollah Nouri

Abdollah Nouri

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Abdollah Noori is an Iranian reformist politician and cleric. Despite his "long history of service to the Islamic Republic," he became the most senior Islamic politician to be sentenced to prison since the Iranian Revolution when he was sentenced to five years in prison for political and religious dissent in 1999. He has been called the "bete noire" of Islamic conservatives in Iran. Abdollah Nouri has been called a "trusted lieutenant" of Ayatollah Khomeini who was "the religious guide to the Revolutionary Guards early in the revolution."Khomeini, appointed him as his representative to many other important organisations as well. Khomeini's successor, supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, also appointed him a member "of a powerful council which advises him on major policies." But Abdollah Nouri also supported dissident cleric, Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, who had been placed under house arrest in 1997 for questioning the authority of Ayatollah Khamenei.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136638657
  • 9786136638652