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UN Rights Chief ‘Appalled' by Iran Execution of Two Minors

The UN human rights chief voiced outrage Friday at Iran's execution of two 17-year-old boys charged with rape and robbery, stressing that executing children is banned under international law. Mehdi Sohrabifar and Amin Sedaghat were executed on April 25, after a trial that the UN rights office said appeared to have "seriously breached fundamental due process guarantees." "I am appalled," UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement,...

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