Where's the Coverage? Iran, #1 Worldwide in Executing Children, Elected to UNICEF Leadership
Feb 7, 2013 at 2:14 pm
According to its Web site, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) "is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized." On January 23, the organization issued a press release announcing that its Executive Board had elected a five-member leadership Bureau to include the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran. You read that right.
Iran leads the world in executing child offenders, those convicted of crimes committed when they were under the age of eighteen. Just last month, Iran carried out such an execution. According to a report by Amnesty International:
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