Iran: A year after Rouhani in office, regime takes a step further in suppression

Iran Liberty

The Iranian regime’s parliament adopts legislation that makes “belief in and practical commitment to Velayat-e faqih” a precondition for establishing a political party or becoming its member

NCRI – A year after Hassan Rouhani took office, the anti-human regime took a new step in intensifying repression by adopting a new legislation that regulates the formation of parties and their activities and it provides legal justification to all-out suppression.‬

According to Article 4, Paragraph A of the new legislation ratified by Iranian regime’s parliament the founding board and members of a political party should “believe in and have practical commitment to the constitution and Velayat-e faqih (absolute rule of clergy).”They should also have no “record of punitive sentence”.

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