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‘Sheikh Qassim plays telling role in ironing out setbacks’


Iranian senior cleric Ayatollah Mehdi Hadavi Tehrani hailed the role played by Sheikh Isa Qassim in national reconciliation inside the country and promoting solidarity among the nation, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).

The grand Ayatollah demanded the government to resort to its cleric for sorting out the problems and setbacks the countries has been mired recently.

Ayatollah Mahdi Hadavi Tehranie went on to lectured Bahriani offirails for revoking the nationality of Sheikh Qassim placing stress on the necessity of his liberation.

Less than a month ago, authorities in Manama revoked the nationality of Sheikh Qassim, accusing him of seeking the “creation of a sectarian environment” through his connections with foreign powers.

Since February 14, 2011, thousands of anti-regime protesters have held numerous demonstrations in Bahrain on an almost daily basis, calling on the Al Khalifah family to relinquish power.

The Al Khalifah regime is engaged in a harsh crackdown on dissent and widespread discrimination against the country’s Shia majority. Scores of people have been killed and hundreds of others injured or arrested in the tiny Persian Gulf state.

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