“Iran’s Islamic Penal Code allows girls as young as 9 and boys as young as 15 to be executed”

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EU Supports Iran – World’s Leading Executioner of Children
by Majid Rafizadeh
October 28, 2019

European leaders, of course, who seem never to tire of sanctimoniously posturing on behalf of human rights, are meanwhile pursuing appeasement policies with a government that is the world’s leading executioner and torturer of children — and others. Some of the children who have been executed are as young as 12. The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman, recently pointed to the alarming issue of executions of children and adolescents…Two 17-year-old boys, who apparently did not even did not even know about their death sentences, were flogged before being executed. READ MORE

NATIONAL INTEREST Ilan Berman: The New Faces Of Iranian Protest In the summer of 2009, tens of thousands of Iranians took to the streets of Tehran and other major cities in what became months of sustained demonstrations against the Iranian regime…A decade later, that dissatisfaction runs deeper than ever. For nearly two years now, renewed grassroots protests have taken place throughout Iran. While more modest in size and scope than those that characterized the Green Movement, these demonstrations have proven to be more diverse and more enduring

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