Mojtaba Nafisi
Last updated: 12 December, 2014

Khamenei’s fight against “un-Islamic” architecture in Iran

"While Khamenei criticizes 'parks' and 'high-rise buildings' for being 'fundamentally un-Islamic', he seems to be quite fond of other modern/Western phenomena from smoking pipes to long-range ballistic missiles," writes Mojtaba Nafisi in this thought-provoking essay.