The Iranian Constitution

Did Khomeini Retract From His Beliefs?
May 12, 2020

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The Iranian Constitution

 

  • Article 12: The official religion of Iran is Islam and the Twelver Jafari school of [Shia] religion.

This article will remain forever unchanged and their mention of Islam here is based on Taqiyyah in order to float their Jafari Imami religion.

 

  • Article 2: The Islamic Republic is a system based on the faith in:

5. Belief in the Imams (Imamah), continuous leadership

6a. Based on the book (Qur’an) and the Traditions of the infallibles (ma’sumin), peace be upon them all.

This article has no mention of the Sunnah of Rasulullah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam as they do not believe in it. Rather, they believe in the sunnah of their infallibles who they deem to be more virtuous than the Prophets of Allah and who they claim have knowledge of the unseen.

 

  • Article 5 (1979 Edition): In the Islamic Republic of Iran, during the absence (ghaybah) of his holiness, the Lord of the Age, may God all mighty hasten his appearance, the sovereignty of the command [of God] and religious leadership of the community [of believers] is the responsibility of the jurisprudent who is just, pious, courageous, knowledgeable about his era, and a capable administrator, and is recognized and accepted by the majority of people as leader. In case no jurisprudent receives such a majority, the leader or the Leadership Council, consisting of qualified jurisprudents, as mentioned above and in accordance with Article 107, assumes these responsibilities.

 

  • Article 107 (1979 Edition): Whenever one of the jurisprudents who fulfils the qualifications discussed in Article 5 of this constitution is acknowledged and accepted by the undisputed majority of the people as the leader and the exalted source of religious conduct (Marja’ Taqlid)—as has been the case with the exalted source of religious conduct and the leader of the Revolution, Imam Khomeini, may his noble character be sanctified—this leader is in charge of the sovereignty of the command and all the responsibilities that derive from that’

The constitution stemming from the Khomeini revolution is therefore based solely on extremism and sectarianism.

 

Thus, the religion of the state is Jafari Imamiyyah, their governance is based on the sunnah of the infallibles, belief in the infallibles is a pillar of their faith, and the sovereign command lies with the Faqih in the absence of their Imam.

In the course of Khomeini’s interaction with the magazine al Kifah al ‘Arabi and from the contents of their constitution which was outlined by Khomeini, in which he discarded the Sunnah, there is no doubt that he is an extremist Rafidi. Those from amongst the Shia who have opposed him, such as Shariatmadari, deny the validity of the guardianship-based political system of the Faqih he is a proponent of.

As for those who still hold a favourable view of him they are attempting to plough the sea or blow in ashes.

 

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And Allah is the ultimate goal, He is the one who guides to the straight path.

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