Iranian actress spared 90 lashes over role in Australian film

A short verse on the decision by the Iranian authorities not to carry out a sentence of 90 lashes on actress Marzieh Vafamehr for appearing in the film My Tehran For Sale

Marzieh Vafamehr

Won’t be flogged now – that seems more fair

If it was Sandra Bullock on the other hand

That I could understand


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