CHARTER OF THE SOUTH AZERBAIJAN NATIONAL LIBERATION MOVEMENT
1) Aims and duties:
is the organization which will struggle for saving turkish people of South
Azerbaijan from the yoke of persian chauvinism, for putting into practice their
national and personal freedom, civil rights according to the international
1.2. SANLM will act in mutual relations with democratic international
organizations and other national forces of liberation preserving its political
1.3. The sacred duty of SANLM is to put into
Practice aims shown in the program according to its charter.
membership in SANLM:
2.1. Every turkish of the legal age who accepts the
program and charter of SANLM and takes an activity part in the activity for
national liberation of the turkish people of South Azerbaijan can be the member
of SANLM notwithstanding religion and sex.
2.2. The person who addresses a
local committee with application for being a member of SANLM can be a member in
case of collecting vote for in number 50%+ 1 in the discussion of 50% committee
2.3. Persons who act against regulations or program, who refuses to
take part in the measures of movement without valid reasons according to the
decision of the local committee will be excluded.
2.4. Every member of
the movement can be free from the membership addressing to the committee in a
2.5. Organizations defends the rights of the members, if they
3) Organization structure of SANLM:
organs of SANLM are:
3.2. Superior ruling organ of SANLM is
-Congress is held once in every 5 years.
can be held according to the decision of the committee and the leader or the
signature of 1/3 of the members of SANLM if the matters not belonging to the
power of the committee and the leader appear.
-Congress elects ruling staff,
leader and his first assistant.
-Congress makes changes in the program and
charter of the movement.
-The decisions of the congress are considered to be
admitted if 2/3 of the representatives take part in the voting and 50%+1 vote
3.3. Committees are founded in the towns with dense population by
-Leaders of the town committee are appointed among elected members of
the committee according to the leader's decision of the central
The committee leaders of Tabriz, Ardabil, Ourmiya, Karaj, Gazvin,
Miyandab, Binab, Parsabad, Zanjan and other towns are appointed by the central
committee leader notwithstanding being voted for the membership or
-Leaders of the town committee obey the leader of the central
-Decisions of the committee are cosidered to be accepted if 2/3 of
the committee members take part in the voting and collect 50%+1
-Decision of the town committees can be carried out after committee
-Measures determined by the central committe must be
executed by the committees without any conditions.
3.4. The leader of the
central committee manages to put into practice decisions of the congress and
program according to Charter on the whole during the intervals between
-Leader of the central committee can confirm and cancel decisions
of town committees.
-Leader of the central committee represents SANLM, makes
agreements with foreign countries, international and other organizations, makes
-Leader of the central committee carries out other powers
according to Charter and program.
4) Juridical principles of
The totalitarian regime of persian chauvinism in Iran depriving
turkish people who are majority even of the rights of minorities infringes
symbolic rights shown in Iran's constitution brutally.
The 18, 19, 20, 21,
22, 26, 27 and 29th points of "General decree of human rights", the 73rd
article, point (A), the 55th article of the UNO constitution, point (B) of the
section "Right of freedom" of "General decree of human rights", (V) point of the
section "Right of the justice", the 3rd article, point 9 and 15th article of the
constitution of Iranian Islamic Republic being infringed brutally, "The right of
nations to self-determination" are juridical principles of SANLM in the sacred
struggle for freedom.
5) The property of SANLM and membership
5.1. Property and source of financial provision are Kept in secret
because of acting illegally on conditions of the totalitarian regime of Iranian
5.2. Concrete rules for the sum of the membership fee, its collection
and expense are determined by the town committees according to the special
instruction of the central committee.
1) The leaders
of SANLM must resign from his post in the organization in case of being elected
to the state post.
2) After South Azerbaijan gets freedom the Constitution of
SANLM will be looked through again, and will be more democratic.