Sunday, May 15, 2005

55 Elections in 90 years

One year before the Centenary Anniversary of the Royal Edict accepting the First Constitution of Iran leading to the first public elections in the country (in 1905), and on the eve of the 9th Presidential Elections, it is evident according to historical facts that although Iran has been outstanding in the region in terms of precedence, forms and rules of elections , the way elections are held today and especially the interference of the council of Guardians therein, reminds us that elections in Iran are not held in accordance with principles of democracy.


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