A tattoo of gallows memory of a friend who was hanged. Iranranks second for the total number of executions, after China, and first for per capita executions. Photograph: Enayat Asadi
A random encounter led a photographer to document murderers once on Iran’s death row, where inmates can be reprieved, often at the gallows, but only if they can pay blood money
Thu 10 Nov 2022-The Guardian- by Ramita Navai. Photographs by Enayat Asadi –
Athick, crisp layer of snow covered everything in sight. A sheet of white, broken only by a sludge-smeared two-lane road that cut through the landscape like a knife parting a wedding cake. Enayat Asadi was miles from the nearest town; the photographer had not seen another soul for hours.
FILE – United Nations’ High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.
January 01, 2021 – By Lisa Schlein – VOA- GENEVA – U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has strongly condemned the Iranian execution Thursday of Mohammad Hassan Rezaiee, the country’s fourth confirmed execution of a child offender in 2020. Read more
Mohammad Hassan Rezaiee, who was arrested at the age of 16, has spent more than a decade on death row.
An exhibition calls for an end to executions in Iran on Trafalgar Square on Oct. 10, 2020, in London, England. Photo by Hollie Adams/Getty Images.
Dec 18, 2020 – Al-Monitor – Amnesty International is urging the Iranian government to call off plans to execute a man for a crime that took place when he was a teenager and whose trial the rights group said was grossly unfair.
07-15-2014 – RTT News – Prominent rights group Amnesty International on Tuesday urged Iran to halt the execution of a young man who was a child at the time of his alleged crime. The rights group stressed that Iranian authorities must act to reverse a disturbing rise in the execution of juvenile offenders, noting that at least eight individuals being put to death in the first half of 2014 for crimes allegedly committed when they were below the age of 18.