Funny how he thinks political dissent equals rejection of Islam. You’d almost think Islam was somehow political. “Iranian Cleric Calls Opposition ‘Enemies of God,'” from VOA News, December 29 (thanks to James):
An Iranian cleric close to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei says the country’s opposition leaders are “enemies of God” who could be executed according to Islamic law.
The statement by Ayatollah Abbas Vaez Tabasi came Tuesday as opposition groups reported the arrests of more activists following Sunday’s anti-government protests that left eight people dead.
At least 20 high-profile opposition figures or their associates have been detained since Sunday.
Among them are the brother-in-law of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi and the sister of Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi. Dubai TV also says its reporter in Tehran has been missing since Sunday….