Despite Obvious Iranian Government Brutality, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, Gives Iran a Pass.
According to the High Commissioner "The recent elections in Iran and the subsequent protests over the result were a reminder of both the vitality of Iran's civil society and political life
, but also of the towering constraints that peaceful activism faces" (page 8).
At least 69 people have died
following Iran's June election and the number is still growing. Some 4,000 people were initially detained while at least 300 are known to remain in custody today, subjected to torture and rape