Theocracy

Why theocracy isn't working in Iran

What is theocracy

Theocracy is a form of government wear a country is ruled by religious leaders. Iran is governed by Muslim leaders, so they do not have very many rights.

Iran's Economy

Human Rights in Iran

The state of human rights in Iran has been judged both by Iranians and international human rights activists. The UN and the human rights commission have condemned previous abuses in Iran and has given several resolutions to the problems. The government of Iran is criticized for restrictions and punishments that follow the Islamic Republic's constitution and law, and for actions that do not, such as the torture, rape, and killing of political prisoners, and the beatings and killings of dissidents and other civilians.Officials of the Islamic Republic have responded to criticism by stating that Iran has "the best human rights record" in the Muslim world,that it is not obliged to follow "the West's interpretation" of human rights.

Iran's Economy

The economy in Iran is a mixed and transition economy. It is dominated by oil and gas production, although over 40 industries are directly involved in the Tehran stock exchange, one of the best performing exchanges in the world over the past decade.With 10% of the world's proven oil reserves and 15% of it's gas reserves, Iran is considered an "energy superpower".