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Journalist sentenced to flogging and prison

A 24-year-old journalist from Gilan, northern Iran, was sentenced to flogging and prison. Arash Shoa Shargh who ran the Gilan-e No website was tried after the Rasht Prosecutor, Rasht representative in the Majlis, a Rasht Governorate…

Iran: Seven men publicly flogged in Quchan

Seven men were flogged in public in Quchan on July 7, according to the state-run Tasnim news agency. Referring to those involved in group fights, the city’s prosecutor said, “The seven suspects were sentenced to a year behind bars and 74…