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17. Human Rights | Iran
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17.1 Human Rights Concepts in Iranian Culture and Shia Religion

Human rights are rooted in Iranian culture. Iranians are peace-loving people, and since thousands of years ago, they have consistently embraced and praised the concepts such as justice and equality.

The first human rights declar…

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Askari, Pouria, “17. Human Rights | Iran”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_3072>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922



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