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NCRI - The Iranian regime's henchmen lashed in public a man in the city of Birjand. The man was identified with his initials M. A.
A State Security Forces official told the state-run Fars News Agency that the man had received 40 lashes in public.
The sentence was carried out outside a girls high school in the city, he said.
Along with surge in executions that include minors and women, degrading punishments such as lashing in public and parading people in streets also has increased since Hassan Rouhani has taken office.
Last month, the Iranian regime's judiciary in Kurdistan province of Iran lashed a teacher for "insulting a government employee while on duty."
Payman Nowdinian, a member of teachers association in Kurdistan had been sentenced to 20 lashes by mullahs judiciary in Sanadaj. The sentence was carried out on March 2, 2014.
On March3, the Iranian regime's State Security Forces (Police) paraded a man in streets of a town in Tehran province to demonstrate 'police and judiciary toughness' in public.
The commander of police told a state-run news agency: 'After hard work by the state security forces and intelligence measures taken, an evil person was arrested and ... paraded in the streets of town of Pishva as punishment, and to demonstrate the toughness of police and the judiciary."
Iran News in Brief - 23 April 2015