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11 individuals publicly lashed in Kandahar province

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Fidel Rahmati
Fidel Rahmati
Fidai Rahmati is the editor and content writer for Khaama Press. You may follow him at Twitter @FidelRahmati

The Afghanistan Supreme Court has announced that 11 individuals were publicly lashed in the Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province.

According to a statement from the Taliban Supreme Court, this sentence was carried out on Thursday, June 13, based on the verdict of the criminal court of Spin Boldak district, Kandahar province.

The statement mentions that these individuals were punished with 25 to 30 lashes for charges including theft and extramarital relationships.

The Supreme Court of sentenced two individuals to one year of imprisonment and 25 lashes, three individuals to one year of imprisonment and 30 lashes, four individuals to two years of imprisonment and 25 lashes, and two others to three years of imprisonment and 30 lashes.

Yesterday, the Taliban Supreme Court’s spokesman confirmed that in the past three days, 15 individuals were publicly lashed in Sarpul, Kandahar, and Paktia provinces.

According to reports, nearly 100 individuals have been publicly punished in various provinces in the past 10 days.

Human rights organizations, including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and the United Nations, have condemned public punishments as a form of human rights violation.

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