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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 […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/IRN/CO/3-4, 29 January 2016: Iran

IV. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 31. The Committee is also concerned about the continued discrimination against children belonging to religious minorities, especially Baha’i children and Sunni children, as well as children who belong to minority ethnic and linguistic groups, children born out of […]