The Night of the Ayatollahs

Hannah, Norman B.
May 1982
National Review;5/14/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p556
The article characterizes the kind of revolution spearheaded by the mullahs in Iran. The author discusses how mullahs and ayatollahs justify the use of execution and how they decide whether an individual is guilty of committing a crime or not. The author also examines the influences behind ayatollahs' methods of interpreting modern Islamic law.


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