SCE Quotes of the week

“The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has given high priority to the issue of juvenile execution in dialogue with the Iranian authorities”   Report of the Secretary-General To UN General Assembly on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

 ”Even those in the Guardian Council and religious hierarchy of Iran who continue to insist that Islam has determined the age of puberty as the age of responsibility to the extent of execution can not deny that not executing juveniles is not in violation of Islam ” David Etebari co-founder of Stop Child Executions

 “Human rights activists won’t give up the fight until execution of under 18 people is abolished altogether in Iran”. Mohammad Mostafaei juvenile attorney , Iran

 ” They do not have the patience to hear the truth because, they don’t want to correct themselves in lieu of their injustices ” Mohammad Mostafaei after his blog was filtered by Iran’s regime

 ”the 16 October statement, which stated that Iran would no longer execute anyone below the age of 18, irrespective of the crime allegedly committed, played with words and was intended to mislead Iranian and international public opinion.” Amnesty International

 “By raising awareness and pointing everyone to the real nature of Iran’s government; Million signature campaigns for gender equality, Stop Child Executions and others everyday chisel the foundation of the barbaric regime in Iran. These efforts will eventually lead to the collapse of a regime that is a threat to Iranians and the world. But eventually Iran’ solution is a political one by Iranians, with the support of the world, uniting regardless of their differences under the common secular belief of respect for independence, freedom, justice and human rights .” David Etebari , Stop Child Executions co-founder

 ” It’s not being famous that’s important; it’s what you can achieve with fame.” Nazanin Afshin-Jam SCE president in an inteview on Mundo Miss and BC Catholic