Office for the Cooperation of the People with the President

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Office for the Cooperation of the People with the President
LeaderAbolhassan Banisadr
Founded1980
Dissolved1981
NewspaperEnghelabe Eslami[1]
IdeologyIslamic liberalism
Islamic socialism
Iranian nationalism
Political positionLeft-wing
ReligionIslam

Office for the Cooperation of the People with the President (Persian: دفتر هماهنگی همکاری‌های مردم با رییس جمهور‎) was a political entity in Iran close to then-President Abolhassan Banisadr.[2] It was an “office” "that was created out of necessity to fulfil some, if not all, of the functions of a political party".[1]

It had offices all over the country and issued electoral list for the 1980 Iranian legislative election,[2] having conjunctions with Freedom Movement, National Front and People's Mujahedin.[3] The group formed a minority in the parliament.[2] Ahmad Salamatian and Ahmad Ghazanfarpour were notable members.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mohammadighalehtaki, Ariabarzan (2012). Organisational Change in Political Parties in Iran after the Islamic Revolution of 1979. With Special Reference to the Islamic Republic Party (IRP) and the Islamic Iran Participation Front Party (Mosharekat) (Ph.D. thesis). Durham University.
  2. ^ a b c d Houchang E. Chehabi (1990). Iranian Politics and Religious Modernism: The Liberation Movement of Iran Under the Shah and Khomeini. I.B.Tauris. pp. 283–286. ISBN 1850431981.
  3. ^ Bayram Sinkaya (2015). The Revolutionary Guards in Iranian Politics: Elites and Shifting Relations. Iranian Studies. 25. 1317525647. p. 86. ISBN 1317525647.