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Sudanese woman sentenced to stoning death over adultery claims

June 1, 2012

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Intisar Sharif Abdallah tried without access to lawyer and is being detained with four-month-old baby, prompting outcry David Smith in Johannesburg guardian.co.uk, Thursday 31 May 2012 A Sudanese woman in El Fasher. The country’s embassy in the UK claims rights groups are not interested in the welfare of women in Sudan. Photograph: AFP/Getty A young […]

Iran: Renewed fears for execution of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

January 27, 2012

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In December 2011, reports in the Iranian press stated that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution in Iran, could be executed by hanging. Sakineh was originally due to be executed by stoning, following her conviction. She remains at risk of execution, which could be ordered at any time. Take action now Sentenced to death […]

Iran: Renewed fears for execution of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

January 27, 2012

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In December 2011, reports in the Iranian press stated that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution in Iran, could be executed by hanging. Sakineh was originally due to be executed by stoning, following her conviction. She remains at risk of execution, which could be ordered at any time. Take action now Sentenced to death […]

For Somali Women, Pain of Being a Spoil of War

December 31, 2011

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By JEFFREY GETTLEMANPublished: December 27, 2011 A rape victim in Mogadishu hid her identity. Aid workers say there has been a free-for-all of armed men preying upon women and girls displaced by famine. MOGADISHU, Somalia — The girl’s voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of […]

For Somali Women, Pain of Being a Spoil of War

December 31, 2011

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By JEFFREY GETTLEMANPublished: December 27, 2011 A rape victim in Mogadishu hid her identity. Aid workers say there has been a free-for-all of armed men preying upon women and girls displaced by famine. MOGADISHU, Somalia — The girl’s voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of […]