In Haleb, two men were convicted of failing to take part in the Friday prayers, and were sentenced to 25 lashes each, to be delivered publicly.
The two convicted men were brought to the city square, where they were flogged on their bare backs. The crowd that had gathered watched the scene quietly. (Continue Reading.)
The Muslim group Ahrar al-Sham (which carried out the punishment) posted video footage of the flogging, which can be seen here.