As a follower of Iran's Wilayat Al-Faqih
(Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist) political system, the AAH has participated in the Syrian civil war as Iran's foreign legion alongside Al-Nujaba and other armed groups.
The export of the revolution and Wilayat al-Faqih
principle demand the destabilization of countries and the region, stoking sectarianism, spreading extremism and dedicating the resources of the Iranian people towards financing and arming terrorist militias.
Others accused the authorities of being affiliated with Hezbollah, Tehran's ally in Lebanon, and the censorship came amid fears of upsetting "Wilayat al-Faqih
" [The Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist].
In order to govern the state, Wilayat al-faqih
is a concept driven by Imam Khomeini according to which a position of wilayat is established which replaces the position on Imam by Wali, a Jurist who practices religious authority and guide the Ummah according to the tenets of Islam.
The Representatives Council's Human Rights Committee also affirmed that some of the dissolved associations had been found guilty of receiving political and financial support from countries and entities that pose a threat to global security and peace, including Iran, Qatar and Hizbullah terrorist organisation, adding that they also worked in accordance with the Wilayat al-Faqih
(mandate of the jurist), which is an obstacle to the establishment of a democratic society based on respect for human rights, pluralism, equality and the rule of law.
The political Wilayat Al-Faqih
will be confronted by us for it is a threat to Lebanon overall and Beirut specifically," he said during his meetings this Thursday with Beiruti families.
The mausoleum of Khomeini, the Islamic republic's founder, is a powerful symbol of Iran's revolutionary ideals as well as the Shiite political ideology of Wilayat Al-Faqih
. That ideology, as expounded by Khomeini, gives the supreme leader custodianship over the people.
This theme is revisited in chapter nine, which Israeli dedicates to the "Shi'ite Model," in which he argues that Ayatollah Khomeini (1902-1989)--political activist and writer (4) and Iran's Supreme Leader following the country's 1979 revolution until the time of his death--appears to have been influenced in his formulation of wilayat al-faqih
(rule of the jurist) by Qutb's distinction between jahiliya and hakimiyya, with Khomeini's notion of the rule of the jurist later forming the foundation of the theocratic rule of the Islamic Republic in Iran.
"And that the orders of Wilayat al-Faqih
are more important to him than Lebanon's interest and the interest of all Arabs.
From Lebanese Hizb Allah to Iraq's Asaib Ahl al-Haq, organizations that have officially stated they have supplied Shi'a militiamen to Syria have all announced they follow Ayatollah Khomeini's revolutionary ideological concept of wilayat al-faqih
(guardianship of the jurist).
Bahrain Shia opposition has all along been accused of being linked to Iran, aiming to copy its system of Wilayat Al-Faqih
, or the rule of the jurist, a charge the opposition categorically deny.
'Today there is something called Wilayat al-Faqih
in Iran, which it wants all Shi'ites around the world to emulate,' the foreign minister said of Iran's ruling ideology since its Islamic revolution in 1979.