Tehran (IP) - The Spokesman of the Iranian Guardian Council says the country's Constitution has recognized the right for people's peaceful rallies, not riots.

Iran PressIran news: In his weekly press conference on Saturday, October 8, Hadi Tahan-Nazif told reporters that the Iranian law recognized the peaceful gatherings, but in the recent developments, the rallies shifted to rebels. 

Unrest and brawls were instigated under the pretext of Mahsa Amini's death.

Mahsa, 22, died due to a sudden heart attack in a police center in Tehran on Tuesday, September 13, after being taken there for violation of dress codes along with some other women.

With regard to the recent unrest in the country and the effect of the officials' positions to it on their status before the Guardian Council, Tahan-Nazif said the council announced its position, and the words of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution determined the benchmarks over the unrest. 

He said the protests shifted to riots, but the people of the country separated themselves from the rioters. 

In response to a question about the reforms of the Morality Police mechanism for confronting those women violating the dress code of the country, the spokesman said that if any bill is proposed by the Parliament or the High Council of Cultural Revolution, the guardian council would examine it. 

Still, with regard to the reforms to the election law, he said the law had to be decided upon by the lawmakers themselves, and the council would examine it in the last step. 

The spokesman of the supervisory body of the country, however, said that those officials elected by the people came from different political parties and must claim responsibility for their shortcomings.  

The spokesman of the Guardian Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran also said that the legal body had not found the possibility of electronic voting against Sharia and the Constitution.

Tahan Nazif stressed that the next plan is to amend Article 122 of the Parliament's Internal Regulations Law, which is about the possibility of electronic voting, which was not found to be against Sharia and the Constitution.

The spokesperson of the Guardian Council explained more about the fund for special and incurable diseases, saying:

"It was received from the government and was approved in the first stage without any problems, and we hope that with this facility, we will witness a situation where the pain of these loved ones will be reduced."

He continued: "The next fundamental thing is to amend the statutes of the Innovation and Prosperity Fund, which was not found to be contrary to Sharia and the Constitution. We examined 7 articles of the statutes in the Guardian Council, and the texts and drafts were similar, we had a few problems and ambiguities regarding all of them."


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