The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran (1989 Edition)

  title={The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran (1989 Edition)},
  author={F. Papan-Matin},
  journal={Iranian Studies},
  pages={159 - 200}
On 3 December 1979, almost one year after Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi left Iran, the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran replaced the monarchical constitution of 1906. The new constitution was to guarantee that the monarchy was abolished and the Islamic Republic system of government was enforced in its place. The constitution was to observe the Islamic and the nationalistic aims of the revolution with regard to the demands of a public that came from various social, religious, ethnic… Expand
  • Faiz Ahmed
  • History
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • 2016
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