The judiciary in Iran is not free from government or religious influence. The judiciary and law enforcement agencies continue to serve as the main tools of oppression in the country.
Although the Constitution of Iran endorses some fair trial rights they are not respected in practice. In the Revolutionary Court the magistrate functions both as prosecutor and judge in the same case. The trials in these courts are therefore not fair and impartial.
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