Posted by: becketfund | March 17, 2010

Further Reading: Iranian Government Prohibits New Year Celebration

An article by the Time Magazine looks at the Iranian government’s attempts at prohibiting the national celebration of Nowrooz, a historically Persian New Year celebration, and the violence that has erupted over such attempts.  Mullah’s who rule Iran are particularly sensitive regarding the celebration of Nowrooz as the practice predates Islam.

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