Iranian Supreme Court Sentences Man to Have Eye Gouged out, Under Sharia ‘Retribution Laws’
The Iranian Supreme Court has sentenced a man to have his eye gouged out after blinding another man in a street fight.
The 28-year-old, identified only as Saman, was convicted under Iran’s strict retribution laws after fighting in the street with his then 25-year-old victim when he was 23.
According to Iran Human Rights, a Norway-based NGO, Saman claimed he had unintentionally blinded the man with a metal rod.
Read full story at the Independent.