Source: The Association of Combatant Clerics
Date: Saturday, February 6, 2010
The amazing Islamic Revolution, which succeeded after many ups and downs and numerous incidents on Bahman 22nd, 1357 [February 11, 1979], has shown the greatness and the capacity of God’s religion [Islam] in providing freedom, dignity, and independence to a nation. In addition it has been the symbol of competence for the people with great honors throughout history. May God’s salutation be with this great nation and with its leader and grand founder Imam Khomeini, who was the symbol of this nation’s faith, power, honor, and freedom. We salute the pure spirit of all martyrs to whom this nation owes greatly. May God’s mercy be with the pure hearts of those who made sacrifices, the honorable martyrs’ families, and all men and women who always and devotionally have been and will be present in and play a role in our common fate.
The Islamic revolution was nation’s clear response to the call of their leader, who saw the religion as a mean to free people from despotism and colonialism. In his view religion recognizes people’s right to rule their fate. It demands essential rights, dignity, and respect for all the people who live in this country. In his view a government that is compatible with Islam should not only benefit Muslims, it should belong to all Iranian people regardless of their faith and beliefs.
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