May. 24, 2021

Special Report: Iran’s Guardian Council vets candidates

Iran/Politics

The state of play: The authority of Iran’s conservative-dominated Guardian Council, which is tasked with vetting electoral candidates, is once again being questioned. This time, the trigger has been the council’s setting of new criteria for hopefuls ahead of the June 18 presidential elections...

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