During past few days, branch one of Kalat Naderi penal court in Khorasan Razavi Province (east of Iran) has sentenced Alireza Sepahi Laeen, a Kurd writer and poet to receive 74 lashes for “offending the officials.” He was summoned last year and arrested on Nov. 30, charged with “spreading lies and disrupting public opinion” and then freed on bail on Dec. 9.

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