UN adopted Iran’s resolution

The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, November 17, adopted a resolution condemning coarse and systematic violations of human rights in Iran, reports Radiofarda.

it was adopted during the vote: 79 countries voted “for”, 30 – “against”, 71 – “abstained”.

Resolution talks about the alarm of the number of executions, large-scale and systematic arrests and detentions, deliberately depriving access to medical care and services, ill-treatment of prisoners in prison, persecution and intimidation of dissidents, as well as the use of torture to obtain confessions.

The UN Resolution emphasizes the need for a trustworthy, independent and impartial investigation of all serious human rights violations in Iran, including enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions, and contains a call to put an end to impunity for such crimes.

The document also expressed serious concern to the continuation of the use of the death penalty in the Islamic Republic of Iran for minors.

It is noted that the execution of persons under the 18th age at the time of the crime is a violation of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child.