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IRAN - The United Nations condemns the execution of Mohammad Hassan Rezaiee.

December 31, 2020:

The United Nations condemns the execution of Mohammad Hassan Rezaiee.
The United Nations has condemned Iran for executing a man convicted of murder when he was 16 years old, saying the punishment violated international law. The UN human rights office in Geneva said Mohammad Hassan Rezaiee was executed on December 31. He was the fourth juvenile offender put to death in Iran this year, the office said. (According to Hands Off Cain, the executions of minors in 2020 were at least 5, plus another 2 "probable", ed). “The execution of child offenders is categorically prohibited under international law and Iran is under the obligation to abide by this prohibition," UN rights office spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said in a statement. The UN high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, "strongly condemns the killing," she added. Shamdasani said the office was “dismayed that the execution had taken place despite” its efforts to engage with Tehran on the case. "There are deeply troubling allegations that forced confessions extracted through torture were used in the conviction of Mr. Rezaiee," Shamdasani said, along with "numerous other serious concerns about violations of his fair-trial rights."

https://en.radiofarda.com/a/iran-execution-juvenile-offender-united-nations/31028778.html

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KUWAIT: EMPLOYER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING FILIPINA DOMESTIC WORKER
IRAN - Fereydoun Tavakoli was executed in Rasht Central Prison on 31 December 2020.
EGYPT: KILLERS OF MAADI GIRL HANDED DOWN DEATH PENALTY
IRAN - Hamid Rastbala, Kabir Sa’adat Jahani and Mohammad Ali Arayesh were executed on December 31
INDIA: MAN AWARDED DOUBLE DEATH PENALTY FOR RAPE, MURDER OF 7-YEAR OLD DALIT GIRL IN TAMIL NADU
KAZAKHSTAN: PARLIAMENT RATIFIES INTERNATIONAL PROTOCOL TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY
USA - California. Samuel Little died. He was serving life sentences
IRAN - A man was executed at Rajaee Shahr Prison on on December 30.
IRAN - Mustafa Seifi executed on December 30 in Sanandaj Central Prison.
USA - Ohio. Romell Broom, who survived execution attempt, dies. COVID suspected.
JAPAN: NO DEATH PENALTIES CARRIED OUT IN 2020 FOR FIRST TIME IN 9 YEARS
USA - Architects against the construction of torture sites and death chambers.
CHINA: COURT REINSTATES DEATH SENTENCE FOR RAPE, MURDER OF 10-YEAR-OLD GIRL
KUWAIT: EGYPTIAN MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING KUWAITI WOMAN AND HER SAUDI MOTHER
TANZANIA: FOUR GET DEATH PENALTY FOR KILLING CHADEMA OFFICIAL
INDIA: ASSAM MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR RAPE AND MURDER OF A FIVE-YEAR-OLD GIRL
IRAN - Mehraban Barahouei and Khodadad Nohatani executed on December 26 at Zahedan Central Prison.
NIGERIA: OSUN MECHANIC TO DIE BY HANGING FOR ARMED ROBBERY
USA - Federal. Stay of Lisa Montgomery’s execution.
PAKISTAN: RAWALPINDI MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR RAPING DIFFERENTLY-ABLED MINOR
IRAN - Abdulhamid Mir-Balouchzehi hanged on December 26 in the Prison of Zahedan.
IRAN - Seyed Paki executed in Qom Central Prison on December 26.
JAPAN: SUPREME COURT ALLOWS RETRIAL FOR ‘LONGEST’ DEATH ROW PRISONER
IRAN - 4 prisoners were executed at Ahvaz Sepidar Prison on December 24, 2020.
SOMALIA: AL SHABAAB EXECUTE MAN FOR MURDER
SOMALIA: AL SHABAAB COURT CUTS OFF A MAN’S HAND FOR STEALING
USA - Published the latest edition of "Death Row USA", updated to 1 October 2020
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EGYPT: CAIRO COURT TO SENTENCE 3 DEFENDANTS TO DEATH OVER TORCHING HOUSE, KILLING CHILD
BANGLADESH: TWO SENTENCED TO DEATH IN SHAMIUL MURDER CASE

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