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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, A/HRC/31/69, 10 March 2016

[Cited from the advance unedited version.] 14. The Special Rapporteur also notes that vague and broadly defined hudud provisions in the penal code, loosely defined as “crimes against God,”[10] often criminalise acts that are either not recognised as crimes under international laws and standards or not considered serious enough to warrant capital punishment. These include […]