Delara Darabi Paintings (RIP)

02May09

Paintings of Delara Darabi, an Iranian girl executed in Iran in violation of United Nations Convention on The Rights of The Child.

On 1st May 2009, Delara Darabi, Iranian painter, 23 years old, was executed in prison despite a suspension for two months.

End Child Executions Statement

“As long as the international community and United Nations do not officially and seriously hold the government of the Islamic Republic and individuals within it fully responsible for such obvious crimes against children and humanity and as long as the gross human rights violations in Iran are being ignored by the leaders and governments of the world, the notion of accepting the regime of Iran in to the world’s civil community remains to be an unreal expectation and at best a slap in the face of all Iranians and the humanity.

“The issue of respect for human rights must be at the forefront and a precondition for all discussions with Iran’s government. As long the Islamic Republic so openly violates its own laws as well as the internationally accepted conventions in the area of human rights, they should not be trusted with any other treaties either” said David Etebari, co-founder of the Stop Child Executions.”

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