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UN Human Rights Experts: Iran’s Execution of Juvenile Offenders “Amounts to Torture” (Comments Off on UN Human Rights Experts: Iran’s Execution of Juvenile Offenders “Amounts to Torture”)

5/01/17 •

A group of United Nations human rights experts has demanded Iran’s judiciary immediately halt the execution of those convicted for crimes committed as minors, describing the practice as “[amounting] to torture.” The experts comprise Ms. Asma Jahangir, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ms. Agnes Callamard, Special […]