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GRAPHIC PHOTO: Iran slammed for 'shocking' flogging of man convicted for drinking alcohol as a teen | Fox News

Amnesty International is accusing Iran of demonstrating a “shocking disregard for basic humanity” after a man was publicly flogged following a conviction for consuming alcohol at a wedding he attended as a teenager a decade earlier.

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Indonesian Christians Flogged in Rare Shariah Punishment for Non-Muslims - WSJ

Two Indonesian Christians were publicly whipped for gambling, a rare case of non-Muslims being punished here for violating Islamic law and fresh evidence the country is shifting toward a more politicized brand of Islam associated with the Middle East.