UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: Reuters UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: Reuters
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: Reuters
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UN condemns Iran’s execution of man convicted of murder at 16

  • People convicted of crimes as juveniles have been executed regularly since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979
  • Under Iran’s laws, the age for adulthood is determined by puberty, 15 for boys and nine for girls

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: Reuters UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: Reuters
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: Reuters
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