Tourists in Mazandaran fined and sentenced to flogging

 

Several tourists who were visiting the Lafur Dam in Mazandaran province were each sentenced to 74 lashes and paying 50000 tomans in fines for the crime of “violating public decency”. The female tourists were also fined for “not wearing hijabs”.

Last month, some of the state media published a photo of tourists on a boat in Lafur Dam and asked the judiciary and the police to punish them.

 

Teachers’ union activist arrested in Lorestan province

 

Houshang Kushki, a teachers’ union activist in Mamoulan city was arrested on Monday night by security forces in Lorestan province and taken to an undisclosed location.

According to HRANA, after his arrest, the security forces confiscated all the CCTV in the building.

Recently, Kushki published a video on his social media account in which he supported the letter released by 14 civil rights activists asking for the resignation of the leader of Iran.