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Iranian actress faces public caning for peck on cheek

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Just how repressive is Iranian culture toward women? So repressive that Iranian actress Leila Hatami may be publicly flogged for greeting the Cannes Film Festival president with a kiss on the cheek, according to the Telegraph. Hatami, an award-winning actress, was photographed Sunday kissing Gilles Jacob, the president of the Cannes Film Festival. The photo sparked outrage at the time among...

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