PERSIA: Ahmad's Protest

Despatches from Persia last week revealed the text of the proclamation deposing Shah Ahmad of Persia, which the Persian Dictator, Premier Reza Khan, caused to be adopted (TIME, Nov. 9) with the evident purpose of making himself the supreme arbiter of Persia in name as well as in fact.

The Decree: "In the name of the welfare of the people, the National Consultative Assembly de clares the abolition of the Kajar Sovereignty,* and within the limits of the constitution and laws of Persia entrusts Provisional Government to the person...

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