Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution Organization
|Paramilitary wing commander||Mohammad Boroujerdi|
|Supreme Leader representative||Hossein Rasti-Kashani|
|Succeeded by||Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution of Iran Organization (left faction)
Society of Devotees of the Islamic Revolution (right faction)
|Political position||Left/Right factions|
|National affiliation||Grand Coalition|
Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution Organization (Persian: سازمان مجاهدین انقلاب اسلامی, translit. Sāzmān-e Mojāhedin-e Enqelāb-e Eslāmi, lit. 'Holy Warriors of the Islamic Revolution') was an umbrella political organization in Iran, founded in 1979 by unification of seven underground Islamist revolutionary paramilitary and civil organizations which previously fought against the Pahlavi monarchy.
The organization was firmly allied with the ruling Islamic Republican Party and was given a share of power and three of its members were appointed as government ministers under PM Mir-Hossein Mousavi: Behzad Nabavi (minister without portfolio for executive affairs), Mohammad Salamati (agricalture) and Mohammad-Shahab Gonabadi (housing and urban development).
- "United Ummah" (Persian: امت واحده; Ommat-e-Vahede)
- "Monotheistic Badr" (Persian: توحیدی بدر; Towhidiye-Badr)
- "Monotheistic Queue" (Persian: توحیدی صف; Towhidiye-Saff)
- "Peasant" (Persian: فلاح; Fallah)
- "Daybreak" (Persian: فلق: Falaq)
- "Victors" (Persian: منصورون; Mansouroun)
- "Monotheists" (Persian: موحدین; Movahedin)
The organization dissolved in 1986 as a result of tensions between the leftist and rightist members.
Left-wing members of the organization decided to resume activities in 1991 and established leftist Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution of Iran Organization (adding the words “of Iran” to the name) which later emerged as a reformist party. Some right-wing members founded Society of Devotees of the Islamic Revolution in late-1990s.
|Name||Original group||Faction||Later career||Ref|
|Alireza Afshar||Right||Military → Politics|||
|Abbas Duzduzani||Left||Military → Politics|
|Hossein Fadaei||Towhidiye-Badr||Right||Military → Politics|||
|Safar Naeimi||Towhidiye-Badr||Right||Military → Politics|||
|Mojtaba Shakeri||Towhidiye-Saff||Right||Military → Politics|||
|Mohsen Rezaei||Mansouroun||Right||Military → Politics|||
|Mohammad Bagher Zolghadr||Mansouroun||Right||Military → Politics|||
|Gholam Ali Rashid||Mansouroun||Right||Military|||
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