Discrimination Against Religious and Ethnic Minorities in the Islamic Republic Constitution

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The Iranian nation is made up of diverse religious and ethnic groups. In a sense, Iran can be described as a multi-ethno-religious society. Religious and ethnic diversity throughout history has been a source of classification, difference and discrimination among the general public, which has manifested itself in a variety of ways in accordance with the types of government in place. In this article, the author examines the legal context of undue discrimination against religious and ethnic minorities in the Islamic Republic constitution.

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Foreign Policy Center
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Hossein Raeesi
Publication Year: 
2014

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