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Iran President Ahmadinejad will not be flogged: Spokesman

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 10:08

An Iranian government spokesman has dismissed a media report that claimed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could face 74 lashes for breaking the country`s election rules.

Teenage Maldives girl flogged for ‘premarital sex’

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 11:29

A 15-year-old rape victim in Maldives has been sentenced to 100 lashes for engaging in premarital sex.

Two Indian liquor dealers sentenced to jail, flogging

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 12:12

Two Indian nationals have been sentenced to one year in prison each and flogging for manufacturing and selling liquor in Saudi Arabia where alcohol is strictly prohibited.

Stop public flogging of women in Maldives: Pillay

Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2011, 16:11

UN Human Rights Chief said that discrimination against women and girls continued in Maldives.

Drunkards should be flogged, says Anna

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 09:45

Noted social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare wants those who drink should be beaten and humiliated in public, which, he believes, will force them to get rid of their habit of drinking.

Saudi Arabia flogs orphan girls for ‘act of mischief’

Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 14:28

The girls received 10 lashes each under the country`s strict Islamic law.

Woman accuses Taliban of flogging; files case in Pak court

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 07, 2010, 14:59

One of the three women who have come forward to accuse Taliban of flogging them Tuesday filed a case against three militants in a court in Swat in northwest Pakistan.

Taliban executes pregnant woman on adultery charge

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 00:16

Taliban insurgents publicly flogged an Afghan woman for alleged adultery.

Video of 17-year-old Swat girl’s flogging was ‘fake’

Last Updated: Monday, March 29, 2010, 13:21

The video footage showing a 17-year-old Swat girl being publicly flogged by the Taliban has been termed a “fake” by its maker.

British lady faces flogging in Iran over sex with embassy cops

Last Updated: Thursday, February 11, 2010, 15:53

A British woman faces flogging in Iran after being accused of sleeping with two cops guarding the German embassy.

New video shows Taliban flogging men in Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2010, 18:21

Taliban militants flog two men and a teenage boy in a video that has emerged from Pakistan`s tribal belt.

Sudanese teen flogged for wearing "indecent" skirt

Last Updated: Saturday, November 28, 2009, 12:09

A 16-year-old Christian girl from southern Sudan said on Friday she was lashed 50 times for wearing a skirt deemed indecent by authorities in the north who enforce a strict version of Islamic law.