Minorities in the Iranian Domestic Laws and international documents
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Regard for the minorities' rights and non-discrimination against them are among the affairs which are substantially under dicsussions by the human rights international entities; these entities have thought of measures for the observance of minorities' rights and securement of various ethnic groups' peaceful coexistence. The world has sometimes witnessed hostile and violent treatment of various ethnic groups or actions by majority groups for so-called ethnic cleansing. The current paper titled "Minorities in the Iranian Domestic Laws and international documents" has addressed the rights of minorities by using disruptive methods and via a comparative approach. The fi dings showed despite the fact in recent decades, the world has witnessed various ethnic groups' peaceful coexistence. The world has sometimes witnessed hostile and violent treatment of various ethnic groups or actions by majority groups for so-called ethnic cleansing, measures and actions have been thought of for the observance of minorities' rights and thee securement of a peaceful coexistence among various ethnic groups. In relation to minorities' rights, religious scholars and authorities as well as country's officials in Iran have taken major steps in recent years in line with better lifestyles of the compatriots. One of the salient examples of which is the Government based Fatwa by the Supreme Leader about the equality of Diya (blood money) of religious minorities with Muslims, which is thought of a noteworthy action in its own kind.
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