Kazem Shariatmadari , who was isolated

After a series of severe crackdowns on the people and the clerics and the killing and arrest of many, Shariatmadari criticized the Shah’s government and declared it non-Islamic, tacitly giving support to the revolution and hoping that a democracy would be established in Homeland. On November 26, 1979, Shariatmadari denounced the occupation of the US embassy in Capital.He also criticized Khomeini’s system of government as not being compatible with Islam or representing the will of the Iranian people. He severely criticized the way in which a referendum was conducted to establish Khomeini’s system of government.