Iran General NewsIran: The Rapid Collapse of the Rule of Law

Iran: The Rapid Collapse of the Rule of Law

-

To understand why the Iranian people’s demands are left unanswered, and corruption and crime have become so widespread, it would help to pay attention to this short sentence published by a state daily:

“Iran ranks 119th in the world in the global index of ‘rule of law’ in 2021.” (State-run daily Donya-e-Eghtesad, November 18, 2021)

Now put this news in front of the regime’s claims such as “Islamic Democracy”, “Land of the Quran”, “Islamic Civilization” to better understand that behind this claim there is widespread corruption and government crime which has engulfed the entire rule, and no one is an exception.

To complete the news about the ‘rule of law’, one should pay attention to this too: “Iran ranks 7th among 8 countries located in the Middle East and North Africa region.” (State-run daily Donya-e-Eghtesad, November 18, 2021)

One of the excuses of countries who put the ‘rule of law’ aside is the existence of government poverty in some of the poor countries. But over the past 100-120 years, Iran’s governments had no financial shortcomings to support their budget and stabilize the rule of law.

However, they all have wasted such resources on other priorities which were mostly in favor of the senseless militarization of the country and the repression of the people.

Iran is among the 40 countries with high incomes but has gained rank 39 in terms of the rule of law.

“According to the World Bank’s 2021 income classification, Iran is one of the upper-middle-income countries. Among the 40 countries surveyed in this income group, Iran ranked 39th in terms of the rule of law index.” (State-run daily Donya-e-Eghtesad, November 18, 2021)

Then feeling sorry for the government, this daily wrote that Iran is behind some of the poorest African countries:

“Other countries around the world are strengthening this index. Of these countries, five are African countries.” (State-run daily Donya-e-Eghtesad, November 18, 2021)

From the beginning of the rule of theocracy in Iran, the regime tied the country’s rule of law with the Velayat-e-Faghih principle (principle of supreme religious rule), which leads to political repression, repression of freedom, an atmosphere of suffocation, censorship, state terrorism, and the fall of human and moral values.

The regime is only faithful to two laws and is protecting them in any way, the principle of the Velayat-e-Faghih and the implementation of the inhuman law of the so-called qesas (retribution) to promote intimidation to consolidate the rule of the mullahs.

The law, in the view of the mullahs’ rule, is not a source for social relations and to protect the private and public interests, but rather the sum of materials and tools to ensure the continuation and consolidation of the mullahs’ Islamic government.

Latest news

Iran: People of Khoy Still Reeling From 5.9-Magnitude Earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck northwest Iran on Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring...

Iran’s Unsolvable Air Pollution Problem

Air pollution will remain at dangerous levels and will increase for the next few days in most big cities,...

The World Must Acknowledge the Iranian People’s Right to Self-defense

Victor Hugo once said: “When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.” Throughout history, this has been the...

Iran: 60% Of Population Is Poor

The livelihood baskets of the Iranian people are shrinking dramatically. This, in turn, has introduced new concerns to protect...

The implications of EU’s terrorist designation of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC)

The European Parliament called on January 18 for the European Union to list Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as a...

Iran’s Regime Is Hiding Human Rights Violations In Its Prisons

With more than four months into Iran’s latest round of nationwide uprisings, the brutality of the Iranian regime’s security...

Must read

U.N. experts say Iran plans executions

AP: Three U.N. human rights investigators on Wednesday said...

Iran leader in Bush ‘Satan’ claim

BBC: Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reportedly delivered a...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you