'Larijani, You No Longer Represent Us'
RFE/RL via payvand / Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE/RL

It appears that Iran's hard-liners have found a new target for their attacks.

Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency has reported that leaflets against the speaker of the Iranian parliament, Ali Larijani, were distributed on July 2 following the Friday Prayers in the seminary city of Qom.

ILNA reported that the leaflets, titled "Mr. Larijani, give us back our vote, you no longer represent us," were distributed by a group that calls itself the "Hezbollah Ummah."

The report adds that the writers, who said that they represent "a large number of theological seminary students, university students, and people," criticized Larijani for his recent stances in the battle over Iran's largest private educational center, Azad University.

We reported last week about the battle over the university and how it has deepened the fissures within the Iranian establishment.

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