Iran: UN rights chief ‘deeply disturbed’ by continuing executions of juvenile offenders

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Following the execution of a 15-year-old in Iran on Wednesday – the fourth juvenile to be put to death in the country this year – the United Nations rights chief condemned the practice, citing the strict prohibition of such executions under international law. “I […]

Torture is unacceptable and unjustified ‘at all times’ underscore top UN officials

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Torture in any form, is absolutely unacceptable and can never be justified, top United Nations officials said on Tuesday, urging great support for victims worldwide. In his message to mark the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that […]

US migrant children policy reversal, still ‘fails’ thousands of detained youngsters: UN rights experts

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The United States government decision to end its border policy of forcibly separating migrant children from their parents, does not help thousands of youngsters already in detention, who should be released and reunited with their families, a group of UN rights experts said on […]