Motion to grant power of attorney to exiled Iranian man gains momentum

Many Iranians, including artists and athletes have signed a petition to confirm the exiled Prince Reza Pahlavi as their representative to lead a transition from clerical to secular government.

An online advertising to give Prince Reza Pahlavi the power of attorney announced by the Iranian Iranian Ehsan Karami and has been signed by more than 160,000 people until the time of this publication.

Iranian football player Ali Karimi, a key supporter of the popular uprising, also signed the petition appointing Pahlavi as his representative.

He wrote in a tweet that “I give the power of attorney to Prince Reza Pahlavi, for the period of transition (to remove) the murderous regime and (hold) a free vote for an Iranian free and prosperous.”

The singers Hamed Nikpey and Hamid Talebzadeh, the actors Borzou Arjmand and Hamid Farrokhnejad, and the actors Rounak Younesi and Parastou Salehi are some of the public supporters of the campaign.

Prince Reza Pahlavi, in an interview with the Farsi-language London “Manoto” TV and in response to a question why it is not clear to assume the responsibility of leading the movement said, “any kind of work what we do must have a proper basis. or some kind of power of attorney from inside Iran.”

There was no response from other prominent members of the opposition including British-Iranian singer and human rights activist Nazanin Boniadi, writer and activist Masih Alinejad, actress Golshifteh Farahani and activist Hamed Esmaeilion.

In a joint message on Monday, the first four and Mr. Reza Pahlavi urged the international community to list the Iranian Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist group.

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