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The Sanctions Of The Islamic Criminal Law. Aspects Regarding Penalties Of The Criminal Law Of The Islamic Republic Of Iran. Religion And Tradition Vs. Observing Human Rights


  • Ciprian-Vasile MAFTEI

    (Officer, Ministry of the Administration and Internal Affaires, Romania.)


Islamic penal law is a system of rules based on the religion of Coran and, most of the penalties applicable to the penal crimes are in discordance with the actual age and the culture of democratic law, which guards human life and the property observing the principles of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This work presents, from an intrinsic point of view, a possible classification of the punishments comprised in The Penal Code of Islamic Republic of Iran, and, also refers to: the applicable punishments for women and minors; the similarities between Islamic law and democratic law; abilities and tentative of observing human rights within Islamic law; contact areas between Islamic law and democratic world.

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  • Ciprian-Vasile MAFTEI, 2010. "The Sanctions Of The Islamic Criminal Law. Aspects Regarding Penalties Of The Criminal Law Of The Islamic Republic Of Iran. Religion And Tradition Vs. Observing Human Rights," Curentul Juridic, The Juridical Current, Le Courant Juridique, Petru Maior University, Faculty of Economics Law and Administrative Sciences and Pro Iure Foundation, vol. 42, pages 139-148, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:pmu:cjurid:v:42:y:2010:p:139-148

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    Islamic religion; Islamic law; human rights; Koran; punishment; offense; Iranian penal code.;

    JEL classification:

    • K14 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Criminal Law
    • K49 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Other


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