• The massacre of Goharshad Mosque by Pahlavi should be narrated to the younger generations

    The massacre of Goharshad Mosque by Pahlavi should be narrated to the younger generations

    2017-03-28 14:19

    The following is the full text of the speech delivered on March 28, 2017 by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, at the Goharshad Mosque Massacre exhibition. The Goharshad Mosque Massacre occurred on July 13, 1935, when the people of Mashhad protested in Goharshad Mosque against an order issued by Reza Khan forcibly removing and banning the hijab of all women. The military and police attacked the peaceful demonstrators leading to the martyrdom of a large number of people.