NGO report

UPR Pre-Session Statement on the Death Penalty in Iran

By Iran Human Rights (IHR) / World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on 1 January 2014

This statement is delivered on behalf of the World Coalition against the Death Penalty (WCADP), Iran Human Rights (IHR), Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation,The Advocates for Human Rights, an NGO with special consultative status, and Association for Human Rights in Kurdistan of Iran-Geneva.The statement addresses the following issues: (1) extensive use of the death penalty(official and unofficial figures); (2) the death penalty against juvenile offenders; (3) public executions; (4) the death penalty for murder or “qesas/retribution;” (5) the death penalty for drug-related charges, and; (6) the death penalty for other non-violent offenses.

  • Document type NGO report
  • Themes list Juveniles, Minorities, International law, Capital offences, Right to life, Drug Offences, Hanging, Stoning,