نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 استادیار و عضو هیأت علمی گروه حقوق عمومی، واحد شیراز، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، شیراز، ایران.
2 دانشجوی دکتری حقوق عمومی، دانشگاه اسلامی واحد شیراز، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
The book is a means of freedom of expression and also an essential tool for the free circulation of thoughts and ideas. Monitoring of book printing and publication is done either through prior supervision (licensing system) or through ex post supervision (post-publication supervision). The first approach is strict and based on lack of trust in book authors and publishers, while the second approach is democratic and free-spirited. The question is, what are the shortcomings of the current book licensing system in Iran compared to the standards of freedom of expression and freedom of information? This research has been done in a descriptive and analytical way. In Article 24 of the Constitution, the principle of freedom to publish books without censorship and prior audit is implicitly accepted with the two stipulations that it does not "harm the principles of Islam" or public rights. freedom of expression has been determined by the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution. It is suggested that the book licensing system be removed and restrictions and prohibitions related to freedom of speech in the field of books be determined according to the law approved by the Islamic Parliament.The judicial supervision over the approvals of the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution, which was removed as a result of the latest amendments to Article 19 of the Law of the Court of Administrative Justice approved in 1401, should be established again. Also, book publishers' violations should be dealt with in accordance with the principles of a fair trial