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40 years ago: Iran's Islamic Revolution

Iran is marking the 40th anniversary of its Islamic Revolution: the fall of the Shah's imperial regime and the founding of the Islamic Republic of Iran. For a deeper perspective on the events of February 1979, and their historical implications for present-day Iran, FRANCE 24's Sanam Shantyaei takes a look back, with illustrations by Adel Gastel.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Gaëlle Essoo

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