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The foundation of political philosophy in Iran-constitutional period

 

Iranian Contemporary History No. 60

 

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  South Persian Rifles

Rozita Miri

 

South Persian Rifles was a military force founded by the British in the southern parts of Iran (Bushehr, Shiraz, Kerman, Fars, Bandar Abbas, Yazd and Kazerun) in 1916.

 

Formation of these forces was simultaneous with the inactive period of parliament between its third and fourth period. It is to be mentioned that during this period, various cabinets were formed in the country and at the time of Vossouqoddowleh, the south Persian rifles was at the height of its power.

General sir Percy Sykes entered Bandar Abbas with the intention of founding the South Persian Rifles. He became the commandant of these forces which included Iranian, Indian and British nationalities. The force was formed apparently for the purpose of saving the security in the southern parts of Iran. However, in fact if was formed for the purpose of saving the interests of the British during the First World War. South Persian rifles were faced with the strong opposition of the people because of its actiosn. It was dissolved in 1921.



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The commandant of South Persian Rifles, Sir Percy Sykes and AbdolHossein Mirza Farmanfarm

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Sir Percy Sykes and his sister outdoors of Mahan garden of Kerman

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Mohammad Ebrahim Shokatolmolk Alam and Mohammad Vali Assadi in the company of some southern officers and some of the local dignitaries


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The authorities of the south Persian rifles surveying a military plot

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Some of Persian and British Officers in the Persepolis barracks

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The Persian and the British officers of the South Persian Rifles


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Some of the forces of the South Persian Rifles under some British commandants

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Hassan Vossouqoddowleh, the prime minister and the minister of interior in the company of his cabinet members

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One of the British authorities of the South Persian Rifles on a palanquin


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The Prime minister, Hassan Pirnia (Moshiroddowleh), and some of his cabinet members

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The prime minister, MohammadVali Khan Tonokaboni (Sepahsalar Azam)

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The prime minister, Hassan Mostofi almamalek in the company of some courtiers in Dushan Tappe


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The prime minister, Seyyed Ziaaddin Tabatabai, minister of court, Hassan Moshar and some of military authorities during 1921 coup

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