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Eini M. Internet Pornography in the New Order of Iranian Criminal Law. clcm 2021; 1 (2) :99-126
URL: http://clcm.modares.ac.ir/article-44-57016-en.html
, mohsen.eini@yahoo.com
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"Internet pornography", is dealing with attractive sexual content behaviors through the Internet. The harms, the exploitative nature and unlike consent  of the children and juveniles provoked reactions from the international community, and several international instruments have called for criminalization and cooperation of governments in combating this behavior, but adult pornography is met with the advocates and opponents .The advocates know it as a symbol of women's freedom that provid material benefit and prevent violence and its opponents regard it inconsistent with ethical and moral values and human rights, which result in commodification of women. In Iranian Law. This phenomenon includes children, juveniles and adults and it is referred to by “vulgar”, “obscene” and “pornography” modifiers. It is due to the Islamic mandates and ethical values which regard any kind of pornography as a religious prohibition. These profligate behaviors are measured against chastity and continence, advised vehemently in Islamic teachings and therefore, they are regarded as utilities of indecency, prostitution and corruption of ethical values and virtue. In Iran, different acts have criminalized internet pornography including Islamic Penal Code, Children and Juveniles Protection Act, have created a new order in this case. Considering these acts, criminal behaviors of internet pornography include principal, connected and accessory criminal behavior, each acquires their unique conception and legal elements. The present study proposes that a comprehensive law should classify pornography into three levels: extreme shameful, shameful and disagreeble, and concurrently provide differential support to vulnerable people, according to the degree of promiscuity, its different types Subject to appropriate disciplinary and criminal responses.
Keywords: Internet Pornography, Obscene, Vulgar, Virtual Space.
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Article Type: Qualitative Research | Subject: Criminal Law and Criminology
Received: 2021/11/8 | Accepted: 2021/11/1 | Published: 2021/11/1

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