It is hoped by many in Iran that the removal of broad sanctions will lead to a gradual improvement in the country's economic situation. But several recent court cases trying former government officials for embezzlement and financial corruption demonstrate an undeniable truth about life in the Islamic Republic of Iran: that public funds often find their way into private hands, and that the arbitrariness and weak rule of law that characterize the Islamic Republic's judicial system also cripple the country's economy.
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- Eleven Human Rights Organizations Condemn the Destruction of Sunni Place of Worship in Tehran August 12, 2015
- Amendments to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s New Code of Criminal Procedure August 07, 2015
- Continued Uncertainty regarding the Fate of Mohammad Ali Taheri July 08, 2015