by Chris Bodenner

NIAC reports:

The 50 year old grandson of Ayatollah Khomeini, Sayed Hassan Khomeini, has reportedly left Iran rather than bow to recent pressure that he attend Ahmadinejad’s upcoming inauguration ceremony. Sayed Hassan is a mid-level cleric who is also in charge of the beautiful and vast (5,000 acres) Mausoleum of his grandfather.

Sayed opposes the violent crackdown against protesters of this year’s election, claiming that violence is not a revolutionary value that his grandfather promoted in 1979.

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