Society of Devotees of the Islamic Revolution

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Society of Devotees of the Islamic Revolution
Secretary-General Hossein Fadaee[1]
Founded March 1995 (Initial activity)[1]
February 3, 1997 (1997-02-03)[1]
Legalized July 26, 1999 (1999-07-26)[2]
Preceded by Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution Organization[3]
Headquarters Tehran, Iran
Ideology Absolute Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist[3]
Social conservatism[3]
Political position Right-wing[3]
National affiliation Coordination Council of Islamic Revolution Forces[3]
Front of Transformationalist Principlists
International affiliation None
Website
isargaran.ir

The Society of Devotees of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: جمعیت ایثارگران انقلاب اسلامی‎, translit. Jam`iyat-e Isargaran-e Enqelab-e Eslami‎) is a conservative Iranian political party.[2] It is informally referred to as the Isargaran, a word which connotes altruism in Persian and is associated with other political movements.[1] It is one of the most powerful and least discussed movements in Iran.[1] Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was a founding member.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Samii, Abbas W. (Winter 2005), "The Changing Landscape of Party Politics in Iran—A Case Study" (PDF), Journal of the European Society for Iranian Studies (1): 53–62 
  2. ^ a b "List of Legally Registered Parties in Iran". Khorasan Newspaper. Pars Times. July 30, 2000. p. 4. Retrieved 21 August 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Association of the Devotees of the Islamic Revolution" (PDF). Iran Data Portal. Retrieved 10 May 2016.