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Sudanese woman jailed over trousers

September 8, 2009


Woman spared 40 lashes but ordered jailed after refusing to pay fine for indecency. Al-Hussein has argued against Sudanese legislation that decrees 40 lashes for ‘indecency’ [AFP] A Sudanese woman arrested for wearing trousers has been found guilty of flouting Sudan’s decency laws, but spared the expected punishment of 40 lashes. Sudanese officials on Monday instead […]