In February 2017 a mother was referred to her for the undergrowth of her baby. At 13, with the bone structure of a child and 40 kilos weight, she was carrying her baby to my surgery for diagnosis and treatment. I was not sure if she understood my instructions. She had been married at 12 to a man who looked 19-20. Their 2 months old infant was not growing normally.”
41 cross-regional group of human rights civil society organizations call on Human Rights Council members to support the resolution renewing the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran at the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Politically-motivated executions are the gravest violation of the right to freedom of expression, and foster a climate of fear in which individuals and group self-censor, further limiting freedom of expression in the country.
Iranian authorities must immediately put a halt to the execution of Kurdish political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, 22 human rights organizations stated. These organizations also urged for an immediate moratorium on the death penalty and a right to due process and fair and public retrials for all prisoners sentenced to death.
34 human rights and civil society organizations urge Human Rights Council Member States to renew the mandate