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Iranian Man Sentenced to 4 Months in Jail, 30 Lashes for Walking Dog

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A 70-year-old Iranian man was arrested and sentenced to four months in jail and 30 lashes for walking his dog, reported Tuesday. Police caught the man on the street with his dog in Shahr Rey, a suburb of Tehran. Owners of domestic

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Jim Phillips (3199)
Thursday February 21, 2008, 2:35 pm
Another ridiculous islamic law... my opinion.

"Owners of domestic animals are forbidden from taking them on the streets of the city because Islam considers dogs to be impure. An Islamic judge later charged the man for "disturbing the public order,

Maureen E. Roth (2)
Thursday March 13, 2008, 10:07 am
I am pretty sure Iran is the only islamic country to enforce this law. Very strange since the President has some very expensive german guard dogs himself.
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