He was publicly flogged 80 times for drinking alcohol as a child

He was wipped 80 times while he was tied to a tree this week – because he drank alcohol at a wedding 10 years ago.
The victim was lashed publicly in Niazmand Square, Kashmar, by another man who hid his face beneath a black hood.
Amnesty International, a group that campaigns to end abuses of human rights, condemned the incident – which reportedly took place because the man drank alcohol when he was 14 or 15-years-old.
It was said to be a punishment for the ‘crime’. Spokesman Philip Luther said: ‘The circumstances of this case are absolutely shocking.

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