مركز وثائق الثورة الإسلامية

Following the firm and coordinated reaction of the clerics, especially Imam Khomeini (RA), towards the tragic incident of the Qom Seminary School, the regime decided to arrest young seminary students and dispatch them to military services under the conscription law in order to exert greater pressures on the clerical institution. This policy, which was adopted in mid-April 1963, created great constraints for seminary schools as a result of which all leading religious authorities in seminary schools were forced to adopt a passive stance.
Issuing a statement on January 7th, 1948, Ayatollah Kashani invited the people to gather in the Shah Mosque in order to show their solidarity with Palestinian people.
In the history of resistance against colonialsim, the main roles and the leadership of the revolts have always belonged to the clergymen and religous scholars
MEK terrorist group killed more than 17,000 Iranians during their terrorist activities inside Iran and in their war effort against Iran alongside Saddam. This makes Iran, one of the major victims of terrorism in the world.
Tobacco regie, a contact between Iran's government and English Major Talbot, was considered as a colonial contract and brought transports of rage among Iranian nation. Soon they began a widespread protest which lasted for more than 300 days. Eventually, by Mirza Shirazi's fatwa Qajar government and British colonialsits withdrew. People and clergies together, in May 14, 1981, repudiated the concession of Tobacco. Naser-al-din was so afraid of the impact of fatwa, and he handed a note to Amin-ol-Sultan: "The domestic concession was repudiated few days ago. And we've done so to foreign concession too and everything is back to the way they used to be. Inform all clergies and people and assure them about that".
After fall of the US embassy in Tehran by Muslim Student Followers of the Imam’s line, documents were found about US supporting Forqan groupuscule.
Haj Molla Ali Kani, one of the famous Shiite clerics of Tehran, protested against the Reuter Agreement. He and a number of other Shiite religious leaders resisted against Mirza Hussein Khan Sepahsalar and announced that Sepahsalar is a disbeliever.
On February 11 the radio announced the victory: "This is the voice of Islamic revolution of Iran". The Pahlavi dynasty was officialy overthrown and the CIA were shocked.
Cyrus Vance, US foreign minister during the formation and victory of Islamic revolution, mentions the reasons of the fall of Pahlavi dynasty in his diaries: "In my opinion, the fall of Shah was the cross section of conflict between the western modernization and social, economic and religous structures.
In spite of repeated declarations from the official authorities of Washington in 1960, claiming that the United States had not interfered in Vietbam before North Vietnam invaded South Vietnam, America was constantly involved in this unfortunate country in full scale since 1950.