UN tells Iran it should stop executing and having sex with 9-year-old children

DC NEWSBy Russ Read

The U.N. body charged with protecting the rights of children has told the government of Iran that its laws allowing sex with girls as young as 9-years-old and capital punishment of minors must be changed.

The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child announced it’s condemnation of Iran’s practices Thursday after 18 experts completed a review of 14 countries, including Iran. Iran’s current law allows the state to execute minors for capital crimes, a violation of international agreements as well as the forced marriage of young girls.

“The age of criminal responsibility in Iran is discriminatory, it is lower and lower for girls, that is to say nine lunar years  (8 years & 9 months in standard years) while for boys it is 15. At nine a girl can marry, even if the law sets the age at 13,” said Hynd Ayoubi Idrissi, one of the panelists on the investigative group.

“Iran allows sexual intercourse with girls as young as 9 lunar years and that other forms of sexual abuse of even young children is not criminalized,” Idrissi continued.

Idrissi expressed the committee’s concern that girls aged 10 and younger were being forced to marry men of significantly older age

The chairman of the panel, Benyam Mezmur, rebuked Iran’s death penalty laws, saying: “the age of criminal responsibility is very low and there are instances where the death penalty can apply for persons below the age of 18 or for offences they committed while below the age of 18.”

Iran’s child sex abuse problem goes beyond the legal statutes concerning the U.N., the country also is notorious for the sex trafficking of children. According to a 2015 report on human trafficking by the U.S. state department, Iran is considered one of the worst offenders.

“Iran is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor,” says the report, “from 2009-2015, there was a reported increase in the transport of girls from and through Iran en route to the Gulf where organized groups sexually exploited or forced them into marriages.”

Iran has consistently ranked among the worst countries for sex trafficking for the past seven years.

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9 thoughts on “UN tells Iran it should stop executing and having sex with 9-year-old children

  1. BTeboe says:

    I read an article ( don’t remember where) that an Imam had issued a fatwa saying it was okay to marry a 3 yr old. If that isn’t pedophilia I don’t know what is. And our Dear Leader wants to import more and more of these people. I can tell you that most Americans I know, would not tolerate having their 3 yr old sexually abused and would probably take matters into their own hands. They have had a plethora of child rapes in Britain, but the Brits don’t want the news to tell it like it is. It’s been going on ever since they brought Muslims into their country. And the police have a hands off policy. Refugees(if we take any at all) should only come here for as long as takes to get their country back, and then send them home.

    1. Tiger says:

      You are telling the truth and I know because I have seen the articles on that and I have had many bloggers from Europe tell me this. Yes and you people will be the first to be totally taken over by Islam and very soon, sorry to tell you that but I think you know it. Your leadership is weak and you are unarmed. Nobody will come to your defense and certainly not O he is trying to overwhelm us with them, they are all over our country from one end to the other. The American people have no control over him, our Congress are afraid of him and if not for our guns they would be doing this in America.

      1. BTeboe says:

        Unless somebody akes my guns away from me, this is one ifidel that will not be unarmed. I will give them all the bullets at a high rate of speed, before I give them my weapon.

        1. Tiger says:

          You and millions of others. When they say they will take them from our cold dead hands that is what it will come to.

  2. Tiger says:

    Interesting and good luck. Muhammad married Alisha when she was 6 and took her to bed when she was 9. It is in the Qur’an so how will they enforce this? By the way grown men marry 6 year old girls all the time throughout the ME. They also, according to the Qur’an are allowed to thigh a baby girl, need I explain that one to you? So what they are dealing with is people who have not joined this century. Lots of luck.

    1. keith says:

      We are dealing with people that are sub human.Any body that thinks it is ok to have sex with young children is more animal than human.

      1. Tiger says:

        Yes and they are here in America.

  3. Beeotchstewie says:

    Reality is that Islam is wholly satanic, raping children fall right into place.

  4. taxpayer22 says:

    Mad Mo married a 6 year old girl.

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