Iran Executions Are ‘State Sanctioned Killing’ – UN Rights Chief

GENEVA, Jan 10 (Reuters) – The U.N. human rights chief said that the death penalty was being weaponised by Iran’s government to strike fear into the population and stamp out dissent, saying the executions amounted to “state sanctioned killing.” “The weaponization of criminal procedures to punish people for exercising their basic rights – such as those participating in or organizing demonstrations –[Read More…]