05/09/2017 UNGA 72

UNGA 72: Facts on Human Rights in Iran (Infographic)

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The sustained attention of United Nations has provided opportunities for human rights improvement in Iran, but the situation in the country remains dire.

THE DEATH PENALTY

Iran remains the world leader in executions per capita. Capital offense trials consistently fail to meet fair trial standards. Some executions are carried out in public. Most executions are for nonviolent drug-related offenses, which is not permitted under international law. Authorities also continue to execute juveniles yearly.

UPCOMING EVENTS

(all times in EST)

07 10 22
  • Human Rights Council - Conclusion of 51st Session

    07 10 22

10 10 22
  • World Mental Health Day [WHO]

    10 10 22

11 10 22
  • International Day of the Girl Child (A/RES/66/170)

    11 10 22

17 10 22
  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (A/RES/47/196)

    17 10 22

24 10 22
  • Disarmament Week, 24-30 October (A/RES/S-10/2 (p. 102))

    24 10 22

  • Global Media and Information Literacy Week, 24-31 October (A/RES/75/267)

    24 10 22

  • United Nations Day (A/RES/168 (II))

    24 10 22

02 11 22
  • International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (A/RES/68/163)

    02 11 22