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“Iranians Aren’t Happy:” Top Iranian Sunni Cleric Calls For Referendum Amid Protest Violence

A leading Iranian Sunni cleric has called on the country’s Shia clerical leadership to organize a referendum, as security forces clashed with anti-government protesters in several mainly Sunni cities in the eastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

“The majority of people aren’t happy,” Molavi Abdol Hamid said in his Friday sermon, adding: “Hold a referendum in the presence of international observers, and accept the result.”

Molavi , the Friday prayer leader in Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan’s capital, did not provide any details about the proposed vote.

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