GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran must reform its laws that allows girls as young as nine to be executed for crimes or forced into sexual relations with older husbands, a United Nations watchdog said on Thursday.Iran continues to execute children and youth who committed a crime while under 18 years of age, in violation of international standards, the U. Committee on the Rights of the Child said, after its 18 independent experts reviewed Iran and 13 other countries.
In the narrow, twisting clutch of roads where Tahmineh lives, revealing your hair even to an uncle or a male cousin is not acceptable.
His comments appeared to lend support to a recent wave of arrests of pro-Western writers and journalists, which hard-liners in the judiciary and security services have said is necessary to prevent Western infiltration.
Iran’s moderate President Hassan Rouhani criticized the arrests earlier this month, saying hard-liners are “exaggerating the issue” and misusing Khamenei’s warnings as an excuse for the detentions.
IT IS the last thing Iran's religious rulers want to talk about, but they may just have to.
An official report has documented the nation's worst-kept secret: sex of every kind is taking place outside the marital bed in the Islamic Republic.