IRAN: More Trouble for Khomeini

The Ayatullah faces yet another barrage of criticism

"You West-worshipers, you aliens, you hollow men, come to your senses and be with us." So pleaded an obviously agitated Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini last week in a nationally broadcast speech marking the anniversary of a 1963 uprising against the Shah in which 15,000 Iranians may have died. Khomeini went on to blast writers, journalists, lawyers and academicians for "using their pens and tongues against the Islamic revolution after it gave them freedom." That revolution, the Ayatullah insisted, "was made solely by the clergy, supported by the whole population." In an explicit warning...

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