The execution of juvenile offenders is “deeply shocking and shocking”-a global issue

25-year-old Arman Abdolali is the second juvenile delinquent executed in the country this year.

OHCHR Expressed serious concern that his case followed the model of convicting child offenders on the basis of flawed trials and forced confessions.

Spokesperson Liz Throssell said in the statement: “Although all parties have intervened in this case, including direct contact between the UN Human Rights Office and the Iranian government, his hanging continues. It is deeply shocking and shocking.” A statement.

Mr. Abdolali was 17 years old when he was charged with the murder. He was arrested in 2014 and convicted the following year.

He was retrial last year and was sentenced to death again in September this year. He also withdrew his confession, claiming that he had extracted the confession under torture.

Commuter death penalty

The UN Human Rights Office also expressed regret that Mr. Abdolali was transferred to solitary confinement six times before the scheduled execution. Each execution was delayed and then executed on Thursday.

According to the OHCHR, more than 85 people in Iran have been held on death row for crimes suspected of committing childhood crimes.

“We call on the Iranian authorities to cease all executions of child offenders in accordance with the country’s international obligations and to reduce their death sentences immediately,” Ms. Throssell said.


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