Democracy in Iran by Ramin Jahanbegloo (auth.)

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As such, the Constitutional Revolution marked the true beginning of the practice of nonviolent techniques in Iranian public sphere. 1057/9781137330178 32 Democracy in Iran texts, it was never practiced before in modern Iran in the context of a republican struggle for justice. Therefore, it is not too much to say that without the moral capital of the nonviolent struggle of Iranian urban actors the short-lived revolutionary movement would have paled into a violent and undisciplined protest . As such, nonviolence did much to keep the spirit of constitutionalism alive in Iran.

16 The protest was decided against the Qajar trade policies favoring Russian traders against the interests of the bazaaris. This incident was followed several months later by the bastinadoing of two prominent merchants by the order of the Governor of Tehran. In support of the victims the bazaaris closed their shops and took refuge in a mosque nearby. They were joined by well-known religious leaders like Seyyed Abdullah Behbahani and Seyyed Mohamad Tabatabai. 1057/9781137330178 Iranian Encounters with Democracy 31 near Tehran and demanded from the Shah the formation of a “House of Justice” and the dismissal of the Governor of Tehran.

30, no. 4 (October 1994): 758. , p. 773. , London, 1928, p. 227. 4 (Autumn 1969), pp. 128–150. 12 Ibid, p. 146. 13 Ibid. 14 A. Kasravi, Tarikh-I Mashrtah-I Iran (The History of the Persian Constitution), Tehran 1961, quoted in Abrahamian, Ervand, “The Crowd in the Persian Revolution,” p. 141. 15 Tilly Charles, Big Structures, Large Processes, Huge Comparisons, New York: Russell Sage Found, 1984, pp. 51–52. 16 Abrahamian, “The Crowd in the Persian Revolution,” p. 131. 17 Quoted in Abrahamian, “The Crowd in the Persian Revolution,” p.

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