321939A human rights activist staged a festive street party complete with balloons and free ice cream in honor of the Iranian foreign minister who visited New York last week, an act of street theater that was in fact designed to scorn Iran’s dismal record as a world leader in executing prisoners.

David Keyes, executive director of the non-profit Advancing Human Rights, designed the stunt to mark the execution of 1,000 Iranians over the past 18 months.

The target of the stunt: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who visited New York University on Wednesday. READ FULL