Iran Has A Serious Human Rights Crisis, According To The UN Rights Chief

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says Iran is in the middle of a full-fledged human rights crisis .

Tehran: According to CNN, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Chief Volker Turk said that Iran is in the middle of a full-fledged human rights crisis as authorities crackdown on anti-regime demonstrators, including boys.Turk said that since the start of the conflict, security forces have used lethal force on demonstrators, including children.According to Turk, at least 21 of them are currently facing the death penalty and six have already received death sentences.Turk said that the unprecedented national revolt has targeted more than 150 cities and 140 universities in Iran's 31 provinces, adding that hundreds of university students have been summoned for questioning, threatened, or barred in part from entering university campuses.To attempt to do so against the wishes of its people, according to Turk, Tehran vehemently condemned the UN Human Rights Council's horrific and disgraceful emergency meeting on Thursday, as Iran's foreign ministry announced a national committee to prosecute deaths related to the protest movement, according to Karimi.The White House also criticized Iran's security forces' conduct, claiming that it was an ploy for ulterior motives.

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