Iran’s 1979 revolution was about freedom and democracy

  • Had I been 18 or 19 years old in 1979, I would have taken part in the Iranian revolution.
  • The 1979 revolution in Iran was about democracy.
  • The Shah was a dictator and the people of Iran wanted democracy which they temporarily achieved during the Constitutional Revolution.

These are just some of the points which I brought up during the I24 News Debate program, which I participated in together with Professor Uzi Rabi