Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei said that Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, should have remained quiet about the 1988 massacres of dissidents, and that his standing up for human rights was a sign of human frailty and overpowering ego, which had the potential to undermine the Islamic Republic. Cult-like ideologies always attempt to silence dissidents and to paint dissidence as pure individual selfishness that leads to public turmoil.

In a related development Al-Arabiya TV has reported that the Iranian authorities tred to force Montazeri’s family out of their house to confiscate it . The Atlantic

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