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On his last day in Iraq – February 1, 2019Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Qassim issued his first political statement ever since his troubles in Bahrain, and ever he departed the country. The statement was entitled: “This is Bahrain”, it was brief, and it held the assurance of Sheikh Qassim on pursuing demands for reform in the country. On the next day, Sheikh Qassim headed towards Iran, where he resides until the day. From there, in addition to pursuing his treatment, Sheikh Qassim started issuing political statements, and intensified – based on his patriarchal and leadership status – his extensive political and religious activities on a number of occasions and on several levels. He issued his first political statement from there, which is the statement of the Anniversary of February 14 in 2019, and which will be analyzed and reflected on in this paper.