Resources: Due Process

The Resources section provides access to further information on the themes addressed in editions of the Iran Human Rights Review. The links below are to resources provided by third parties. The Foreign Policy Centre and the editors of the Iran Human Rights Review do not have any responsibility for their content and the information provided does not necessarily represent the views of the Foreign Policy Centre.

Observing the Accused Person Interrogation Rights in Pretrial Period in Iran’s Law and the International Charter of Human Rights by Feizollah Salehi Taebloo and Manuchehr Tavassoli Naini in the Journal of Politics and Law.

Impartiality and Fairness in Iran: Judiciary, Lawyers, Bar Association and International Treaty Obligations by the Human Rights in Iran Unit, University of Essex

Rule of law in Iran: Independence of the Judiciary, Bar Association, Lawyers and Iran’s Compliance with International Human Rights Obligations by the Human Rights in Iran Unit, University of Essex

Who are the judges in the Islamic Republic of Iran by Mehrangiz Kar, Legatum Institute, May 2012

Annual reports on the death penalty 2008-2015 produced by the organisation Iran Human Rights, including many capital cases where due process is violated

Flawed Reforms: Iran's New Code of Criminal Proceedure, Amnesty International, February 2016

Human Rights Watch World Report 2017: Iran Chapter

Iran Human Rights Review: Justice Edition

International laws and violation of legal proceedings: the case of the 7 Yaran

Waiting to die: the Iranian child inmates facing execution – in pictures, The Guardian, January 2016

Iranian child bride to be executed within days after 'grossly unfair trial', May Bulmen, The Independent, October 2016

From Cradle to Coffin: A Report on Child Executions in Iran, by Tahirih Danesh and Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Foreign Policy Centre, June 2009

General Principles of Law and International Due Process: Principles and Norms Applicable in Transnational Disputes, Charles Kotuby Jr. and Luke A. Sobota, Oxford University Press 2017

Access to Justice in Iran: Women, perceptions, and reality, Sahar Maranlou, Cambridge University Press, 2015

Video clip of a short presentation by Nasrin Sotouderh about due process and juvenile cases from the Centre for Supporters of Human Rightsآيين-دادرسى-در-رسيدگى/

Article published in Iran’s Ettela’at Newspaper about rights of the accused in the revised Penal Code in Iran by Qader Sattarpour

The Reinforcement of Rights of Accused in the Primary Investigation Stage of Criminal Procedure Law, Muhamad Mehdi Saghian, Spring 2014, Criminal Law Research Journal, Allameh Tabataba’i University

Presumption of innocence in Iran’s penal codeاصل-C2ABبرائتC2BB-متهم-در-حقوق-کیفری-ایران

Three Decades of Islamic Criminal Law Legislation in Iran: A Legislative History Analysis with Emphasis on the Amendments of the 2013 Islamic Penal Code, Mohammad H Tavana, Electronic Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (EJIMEL), 2(9):24-38, 2014

Aspects of the Iranian Code of Islamic Punishment: The Principle of Legality and the Temporal, Spatial and Personal Applicability of the Law, Silvia Tellenbach, International Criminal Law Review, Volume 9, Issue 4, pages 689 – 705, 2009

When Is the Right to Justice Undermined? Identifying and Applying International and Islamic Human Rights Law Standards for Domestic Judicial Processes: The Case of the Seven Bahá’í Leaders and Iran’s Revolutionary Courts, Golriz Ghahraman, Religion & Human Rights, 06/14/2016, Vol.11(2), pp.77-113

The legality principle of crimes and punishments in the Iranian legal system, Jafar Habibzadeh, Global Jurist Topics, May, 2005, Vol.5(1)