Feb. 9, 2022

Will Iran’s constitution get a facelift after three decades?

Iran/Politics

The story: Prominent moderate conservative politician Mohammad Reza Bahonar has floated the idea of reviving bicameralism and revising the Iranian constitution. His suggestions appear to have supporters, but not everyone believes acting on those ideas is currently feasible. Bahonar’s suggestions come as there appears to be a new attempt by moderates to re-establish a foothold in Iranian politics after having been sidelined by hardliners over the past year.

The coverage: In a Feb. 5 interview with Khabar Online, an outlet seen as close to former parliament speaker Ali Larijani, Bahonar said it was time to update the constitution. However...

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