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Iran remembers 'founding father'
Mixed reactions as Iranians commemorate 21st anniversary of death of Ayatollah Khomeini.
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2010 19:12 GMT

Ceremonies across Iran are marking the 21st anniversary of the death of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of Iran's Islamic revolution.

For some Iranians, this is a time to celebrate the revolution and its achievements.

But others consider it to be an unfortunate anniversary of when Iran changed into a religiously policed and controlled nation.

Alireza Ronaghi reports from Tehran, the Iranian capital.

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Al Jazeera
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