** Iran’s 1906 Constitution was never legally nullified. In 1979 Khomeini used the false argument of a forced National Referendum to install a new Islamic Republic Constitution he had written, which was then revised in 1989 by Khamenei who felt it didn’t give the Supreme Leader enough absolute power. The illegal bypass of 1906 now raises the question as to the legality and legitimacy of the Islamic Republic, because 1906 has provisions for rewriting a Constitution based on a semi-simple majority of parliament. Rules which could have been easily followed in 1979, but weren’t. Hmmmm…. indeed!
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