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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
This article, first studies the importance of freedom of assembly as a fundamental and natural freedom which provides effective and meaningful participation in society for all citizens. The article then reviews the elements of freedom of assembly, such as peaceful assemblies and the need for permission by authorities and it examines the Iranian law which provides more restrictions including religious criteria for assemblies. Finally, it is concluded that states shall provide grounds for the recognitions, guarantees and protection of freedom of assemblies in their legal system so that citizens can benefit from this fundamental freedom.