December 01, 2021 03:36 (IST)
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‘Imminent’ Iran execution must be halted, urges UN human rights office

New York: The imminent execution in Iran of a man who was allegedly tortured into confessing that he belonged to a jihadist group must be stopped, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.

UN human rights chief ‘appalled’ at Iran execution, questions trial process and verdict

New York: Iran’s decision to hang media activist Ruhollah Zam on Saturday was an appalling violation of human rights that followed a deeply flawed trial process, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement on Monday. 

UN rights chief rejects killings acknowledged by Cameroon, and Iran’s execution of child offenders

New York/IBNS: The UN’s human rights chief has been weighing in on recent killings committed by State authorities, or by rogue members of State military forces, emphasizing that all Governments must strictly abide by international law and hold those who serve, accountable for any violations.