Investigating the model of targeted punishment in the laws of Islamic countries with emphasis on Iran


  • Dr. Rouhollah Akrami, Dr. Adel Sarikhani, Hojjatullah Rashnavadi


Targeted punishment, bound punishments, Islamic countries, criminal policy


It is necessary to draw up a lawful, rational and fair, regular legislative criminal policy that enables the maximum achievement of the purposes of punishment as well as the provision of the rights of the victim, the offender and the community in the areas of limited retribution.

In the area of Islamic countries and Iran, proceedings have been taken regarding to legislation and certain crimes and punishments.

By study the mentioned laws, it is possible to extract and categorize 3 models of legislating the direct design of jurisprudential content related to limits in the laws and referring to jurisprudential and mixed sources that are the result of combining the two previous models (Iran).

Regarding the causes and number of crimes, due to differences in jurisprudential opinions, divisions in the mentioned issues can also be seen in Islamic countries.

In the present articles, by study the opinions and views of Shia and Sunni jurists and the laws of Islamic countries specific to our country, we discuss the principles, possibility and methods of implementing the targeted punishment model in targeted crimes as a possible and desirable model.