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8-Year-Old Iranian Child Caught Stealing Bread

Netlore Archive: Emailed photos purport to show the cruel punishment of an 8-year-old Iranian boy who was caught stealing some bread: his arm was run over with a truck.

Description: Viral images
Circulating since: Nov. 2005
Status: Authentic photos / False description
Analysis: See last page

Example:
Email contributed by Mary R., June 25, 2006:

Fw: ISLAMIC JUSTICE

Islamic Justice--

An 8 year old child caught stealing bread in a market of Iran is punished in a public place, in the name of Islam!!!

His arm will be crushed and will lose its use permanently. A religion of peace and love, they say?

An 8 year old child caught stealing bread in a market of Iran is punished in a public place, in the name of Islam!!!

His arm will be crushed and will lose its use permanently. A religion of peace and love, they say?

Is this an example of Islamic justice?
(Photos credited in original source to Siamak Yari, Peykeiran.com)

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