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Liberation Movement of Iran


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Iranian political party based on a moderate interpretation of Islam. Active in the 1963 opposition to the shah's regime, before its entire leadership was arrested and imprisoned. Reconstituted in 1977 and played a major role in the transfer of power from the shah to revolutionaries in 1979. Rejects both royal and clerical dictatorship in favor of political and economic liberalism.

Subjects: Islam.


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