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Press photo called THE BASTINADO which shows the flogging (falak) of the soles of the feet as practiced in Persia (late 19th century?). A whole group of men in tall turban hats in a brick courtyard, many of them holding whips or sticks, and a man upside down in the middle of them tied up in something and they are flogging his feet... and by the expressions of their faces are quite proud of it.
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