Iran Rolls Out 'Finger-Chopping Machine'

New device an attempt to quell protest: activist

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 27, 2013 5:54 PM CST

(Newser) – After publicly hanging two muggers, Iran has released photos of an apparent finger-chopping machine used for punishing criminals. The four images show a convicted robber and adulterer losing a finger before he is sentenced to 99 lashes and three years in prison, according to state...   Read full story »


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