Presidential election none of the criteria is not a free election

Kurdistan Human Rights Association by looking at the date of the elections in Iran, and consider policy and legal system of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Iran without any conditions and criteria for a free and democratic election knows.

Islamic Republic of Iran is discriminatory laws and gives preference shall be given to individuals and groups. An obvious example of this assertion, Article fifteenth constitution of Islamic Republic Iran, which says the President must be of Iranian origin, function of director and resourceful, has a good reputation and honest and pious, devout and believing in the principles of the Islamic Republic of Iran and religion Official (Twelver Shiism) country, then the principle of believers in other religions the right to be elected is denied.

In this regard and in Article twenty sixth of the Convention on Human Rights states that all persons are equal before the law, without any discrimination, entitled to the equal protection of the law and in this respect, the law shall make any discrimination prohibited for all persons effective protection and equitable against discrimination on any ground such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, origin and national or social origin, property, birth or other status guarantees and principles of a free election from the United Nations is subject to political participation, the right to vote and to be elected and the right to equal access to public service know.

In addition, Article 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to :

A_ in the government of his country, directly or through representatives freely chosen, participate.

B_ Everyone has the right of equal access to public service in his country comes.

C_ The basis of the authority of government, the will of the people and this will shall be expressed by the election of the honesty and periodic done.

General elections must comply with the equal and secret ballot or such ways that it provide the freedom to vote.

Islamic Republic of Iran, according to the Declaration of Human Rights in all cases ensure a free election is a violation of citizens’ rights Because in the political geography of Iran, many citizens are believers of other religions and According to Article fifteenth constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the people, are not eligible for election and therefore the citizens denied the right to participate freely Because many of these citizens can not be who they want to vote.

In terms of access to employment is also clear that key positions and high levels of government as well as those assigned to the same political thought and are, therefore, population, Kurdistan Human Rights Association elections in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s non democratic and far from international standards as its .

Kurdistan Human Rights Association

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