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Politics Of Iran
The POLITICS OF IRAN take place in a framework of a theocracy in a format of syncretic politics that is guided by a repressive, non-secular Islamic ideology. The December 1979 constitution , and its 1989 amendment, define the political, economic, and social order of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Islamic Republic of Iran
, declaring that Shia Islam
Shia Islam
of the Twelver school of thought is Iran's official religion. Iran
Iran
has an elected president , parliament (or Majlis ), "Assembly of Experts " (which elects the Supreme Leader ), and local councils. According to the constitution all candidates running for these positions must be vetted by the Guardian Council before being elected. In addition, there are representatives elected from appointed organizations (usually under the Supreme Leader's control) to "protect the state's Islamic character"
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Supreme Court Of Iran
The Supreme Court of Iran, consisting of the most prominent judges of the country, is the highest juridical authority in Iran
Iran
, established to supervise the correct implementation of laws by courts of justice, to ensure uniformity of judicial procedure and to carry out the legal responsibilities being assigned to it based on the criteria determined by the head of the judiciary. The hearing of offenses committed by the head of the executive is also one of the functions of this court. The General Board of the Supreme Court has the right to issue vote of Judicial Precedent, which enjoys the status of law . Judiciary branches of the Supreme Court have the right to hear the complaints about lower courts' decisions. The parties involved in the legal proceeding do not appear in court unless the court cites them for explanations. The rulings issued by this court are in the form of annulment and confirmation of lower courts' decisions
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Islamic Revolutionary Court
ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY COURT (also REVOLUTIONARY TRIBUNAL, Dadgah-ha-e Enqelab ) is a special system of courts in the Islamic Republic of Iran designed to try those suspected of crimes such as smuggling , blaspheming, inciting violence or trying to overthrow the Islamic government. The court started its work after the 1979 Islamic Revolution
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Special Clerical Court
SPECIAL CLERICAL COURT, or SPECIAL COURT FOR CLERICS (Persian : دادگاه ویژه روحانیت‎‎) is an Iranian court system for examining transgressions within the clerical establishment. It tries Shia
Shia
Muslim
Muslim
clerics , although it has also taken on cases involving lay people. The court functions independently of the regular Iranian judicial framework, and is accountable only to the Supreme Leader . It was established in the early 1980s on an ad hoc basis, subsequently outphased and re-established in 1987. It was fully institutionalized and endowed with a "code" in 1991 under Supreme Leader Khamenei. This code was revised and expanded in 2005
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Mohammad Jafar Montazeri
MOHAMMAD JAFAR MONTAZERI (Persian : محمدجعفر منتظری‎‎; born 1949 in Qom ) is an Iranian cleric and judge and the current Attorney-General of Iran since 1 April 2016. He was previously head of Iran's Administrative Justice Court and Special Clerical Court . REFERENCES * ^ "عضو جدید جامعه روحانیت مبارز معارفه شدند". Islamic Republic News Agency (in Persian). 23 August 2016. Retrieved 13 September 2016
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Sadeq Larijani
SADEQ ARDESHIR LARIJANI (Persian : صادق اردشیر لاریجانی‎‎; born 12 March 1961 Najaf
Najaf
, Iraq
Iraq
), more known as AMOLI LARIJANI (Persian : آملی لاریجانی‎‎), is an Iranian cleric, politician and the current and fifth head of the judicial system of Iran after the 1979 revolution . CONTENTS * 1 Early life and education * 2 Career * 2.1 Activities * 3 Controversies * 3.1 Views * 4 Sanctions * 5 Works * 6 Public image * 7 Personal life * 8 References EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONHe was born in 1339 solar (1961) in Najaf
Najaf
. His father, the late Ayatollah Mirza Hashem Amoli , was an eminent Mujtahid of his time who worked in Najaf
Najaf
after being exiled by Mohammad Reza Shah . The family moved to Iran after the Iranian Revolution
Iranian Revolution
in 1979
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Ali Larijani
ALI LARIJANI (Persian : علی لاریجانی‎‎, Persian pronunciation: ; born 3 June 1957 in Najaf
Najaf
, Iraq
Iraq
) is an Iranian philosopher, conservative politician and the current chairman of the Parliament of Iran
Iran
. Larijani was the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council from 15 August 2005 to 20 October 2007, appointed to the position by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
, replacing Hassan Rouhani
Hassan Rouhani
. Acceptance of Larijani's resignation from the secretary position was announced on 20 October 2007 by Gholamhossein Elham , the Iranian government's spokesman, mentioning that his previous resignations were turned down by President Ahmadinejad
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Chief Justice Of Iran
The CHIEF JUSTICE OF IRAN is the head of the Judicial system of Iran (Head of Judiciary) and is responsible for its administration and supervision. The Chief Justice is also the highest judge of the Supreme Court of Iran
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High Council For Human Rights
HIGH COUNCIL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (Persian : ستاد حقوق بشر‎) is the governmental national human rights institution of Iran
Iran
, subdivision to the Judiciary of Iran
Iran
. POSITIONSThe council rejects and condemns appointment of Special
Special
Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran
Iran
by United Nations
United Nations
and strongly opposes the western countries' positions about current human rights situation in Iran
Iran
. It also assumes the “true face” of human rights should be sought through Islam
Islam
. The council has challenged laws against Holocaust denial , spread of Islamophobia
Islamophobia
, forced unveiling in schools , specifically in France
France
as being against human rights
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Ali Shamkhani
ALI SHAMKHANI (Persian and Khuzestani Arabic : علی شمخانی, born 29 September 1955) is an Iranian Rear Admiral Upper Half. He is the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran
Iran
. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and education * 2 Career * 3 Awards and honors * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONShamkhani was born on 29 September 1955 in Ahvaz , Khuzestan
Khuzestan
. His family are of Iranian Arab
Iranian Arab
origin. Before the Iranian Revolution , Shamkhani was member of a clandestine Islamist guerilla group named Mansouroun (lit. The Victors), engaging in armed struggle against Pahlavi dynasty . After the revolution, he joined the Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution Organization . He studied engineering at Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
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Iranian Assembly Of Experts Election, 2016
ASSEMBLY OF EXPERTS ELECTION were held in Iran on 26 February 2016 to elect Assembly of Experts members. The 88 members of the Assembly of Experts, known as mujtahids , are directly elected. The elections had been planned for 2014, but were delayed by a year in order to hold them alongside the Islamic Consultative Assembly elections . The winning candidates of the Assembly of Experts' next term, lasting until 2024, may have to choose the Next Supreme Leader of Iran , or at least plan for it
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Iranian Local Elections, 2017
LOCAL ELECTIONS were held in Iran
Iran
on 19 May 2017 to elect members of the City and Village Councils simultaneously with the twelfth presidential election . CONTENTS * 1 Registration * 2 Results * 2.1 Provincial capitals * 3 Highlights * 4 Post-election controversy over non-Muslim councillors * 5 References REGISTRATIONA total number of 287,425 candidates registered in the elections nationwide, including 17,885 women (6.3%). Share of female candidates shows a slight increase in comparioson to 2013 elections, when they made up just 5.4%. RESULTS See also: Tehran City Council election, 2017 PROVINCIAL CAPITALSPolitical distribution of 134 seats for Tehran
Tehran
and nine major cities according to KhabarOnline report
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Iranian Legislative Election, 2016
Ali Larijani
Ali Larijani
UFP ELECTED SPEAKER Ali Larijani
Ali Larijani
List of Hope
List of Hope
PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS were held in Iran
Iran
on 26 February 2016 to elect members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly
Islamic Consultative Assembly
for all seats in the 10th parliament in the Islamic Republic era and the 34th since the Persian Constitutional Revolution
Persian Constitutional Revolution
. A second round was held on 29 April 2016 for some constituencies where candidates failed to obtain the required minimum 25 percent of votes cast. The elected MPs will serve from May 28, 2016 to May 27, 2020. The election was held as part of a general election which also elected members of the Assembly of Experts
Assembly of Experts

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List Of Iranian Legislative Elections
IRANIAN LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS are held every four years to elect members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly . CONTENTS * 1 Elections after revolution * 2 Notes and references * 2.1 Notes * 2.2 References ELECTIONS AFTER REVOLUTION ELECTIONS OF THE ISLAMIC CONSULTATIVE ASSEMBLY DATE N. ELIGIBLE VOTERS N. ACTUAL VOTERS VOTER TURNOUT N. PRECINCTS N. SEATS N. C. REGISTERED N. C. QUALIFIED C
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Election Office (Iran)
The ELECTION OFFICE (Persian : ستاد انتخابات کشور‎) is the body charged for implementation of election procedures in Iran and is subordinate to the Ministry of Interior . CONTENTS * 1 List of Heads * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links LIST OF HEADS This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it
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List Of Iranian Presidential Elections
The tenth IRANIAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION to be held in Iran. The President of Iran
President of Iran
is the highest official elected by direct, popular vote, although the President carries out the decrees, and answers to the Supreme Leader of Iran , who functions as the country's head of state . Unlike the executive in other countries, the President of Iran
Iran
does not have full control over anything, as these are ultimately under the control of the Supreme Leader . Chapter IX of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran sets forth the qualifications for presidential candidates. The procedures for presidential election and all other elections in Iran
Iran
are outlined by the Supreme Leader. The President functions as the executive of the decrees and wishes of the Supreme Leader
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