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[Newspaper:] Kayhan International

[Date:] 2 June 1985

 

The objective of the white race has been supremacy and plunder

(From speeches made by Hojj. Hashemi Rafsanjani during Friday congregational prayers)

As usual, during the first sermon the question of social justice in Islam and the problem of races are to be discussed. Today I am going to discuss the last part of this topic, in which the extent of the cruel acts perpetrated by the white race will be dealt with …

As far as our relations with the westerners are concerned, we had a similar situation in our country too. The colonialists fabricated a lot of religions and ideologies against Muslims. For example, the Baha'is were greatly favored by Britain and Czarist Russia. Now it is the turn of the United States president and congress to support them. One day they produce the specter of Qadianism, in Pakistan, the other day Wahabbism in Arabia and on the third day Baha'ism in Iran. This wicked white race of Europe has produced a lot of sedition, has played with the sacred ideals, mosques, temples and religious ideals of people. …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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