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Green movement

Emerged as a combination of all previous environmental movements, such as Greenpeace (1971) and other global green organizations. See Greenpeace.

green movement

a social movement whose prime concern is with ecological issues (see ECOLOGY). While this is broad-based, encompassing concern over environmental pollution, preservation of wildlife and of the traditional countryside, and the control of building development, the movement has a strong political wing which has been a powerful lobby during the 1980s. The Green Party has been most in evidence in West Germany and Holland, only emerging significantly in the UK in the late 1980s, with the renaming of the Ecology Party. However, many supporters would not regard their allegiance as conventionally political, but as based on practical issues with which they can be directly involved, through their purchasing habits, their leisure pursuits, or by contributing to conservation bodies.
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At the height of Khamenei's war against the Green Movement in June 2009, Rafsanjani explained in a Tehran University mosque sermon why Imam Khomeini insisted on establishing the Islamic Republic.
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Next Monday will be a test for the Green movement - if the government issues a permit, there will be a huge demonstration and it will show how alive the Green movement is," Karroubi said.
All three men now openly support Iran's democratic opposition, the so-called Green movement.

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