Thursday, September 21, 2017

IRAN: Woman Asylum Seeker Beaten after being Deported from Norway - NEWS

Iran Human Rights, September 21, 2017

Leila Bayat was sentenced to 80 lashes for drinking alcohol in Iran. She applied for asylum in Norway but her asylum was denied and she was returned back to Iran after 8 years. Yesterday her flogging sentence was carried out in Tehran.

During the investigation of her asylum case, the Norwegian authorities didn’t approve the documents regarding Leila Bayat’s flogging sentence and denied her asylum.