Grand Ayatollah Saanei in an interview with Spanish television: “Despotic rules are attempting to deprive women of their rights”.
“Despotic rules are attempting to deprive women of their rights”.
“Today, some political doctrines are attempting to deprive women of their basic rights and this has emerged from some despotic policies”, declared Grand Ayatollah Saanei in an interview with Spanish television.
Enumerating the causes of the violation of women’s rights, among which His Honor highlighted the legal inferences and also the approved civil laws corresponding to the past decades as the main causes, he added, “We believe that women in the Islamic society must enjoy their individual as well as social rights so that they can even occupy the highest positions such as presidential or leadership positions”.
Pointing out the dispute over Iran’s nuclear program and the necessity of a peaceful settlement of the dispute, His Honor declared, “Although the policies related to Iran’s nuclear case are very complicated, I believe that the basic strategy for both sides must be to open direct negotiations”.
“The world today, is the world of wisdom and talk, and mankind hates war”, he continued, declaring that it is improbable for the dispute to end in war.
In response to a question asking whether or not Iran has any atomic bombs already, this Grand religious authority of imitation continued, “From our religious point of view, no one is allowed to have atomic bombs, and suppose we have such bombs one day, our religious beliefs will not allow us to use them”.
“We are not looking forward to being respected and establishing authority by means of atomic bombs, rather in an age when mankind is moving towards global peace and the advent of the Deliverer, respect and authority must be based on wisdom and better thoughts”, His Honor stated.