Attacks on Justice 2002: Iran

Middle East and North Africa
Issue: Independence of Judges and Lawyers
Document Type: Publication
Date: 2002

The judiciary in Iran remained heavily under the influence of executive and religious government authorities. The functioning of Islamic Revolutionary Courts severely undermined judicial authority in the country.

Lawyers were not adequately protected in exercising their functions by an effective professional association.

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