Tehran – Islamic awakening and Imam Khomeini’s movement; this is the theme of an international conference in Tehran. Thinkers and scholars from different countries attended the conference to discuss the impact of Imam Khomeini’s thoughts and views with regards to foreign policy and international developments.
According to Press TV, the topics discussed at the conference include public movements and the model of revolution; similarities between the Islamic Revolution and recent uprisings; as well as the inspirational role of the Islamic Revolution and Imam Khomeini’s impact on regional developments.
The recent wave of Islamic awakening, which has led to the overthrow of a number of dictators in the region shares many things in common with Iran’s revolution back in 1979 under the leadership of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini among them the fight against colonialism and dictatorship.
According to experts, Imam Khomeini revived the spirit of self-confidence and independence in the hearts and minds of Muslim nations, which made them believe, that they can stand on their own feet whatever the cost.