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SUDAN: Second Woman Sentenced to Death by Stoning for Adultery (Sudan)

July 23, 2012


Source:Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) On 10 July 2012, Judge Imad Shamoun of Al-Nasir Criminal Court in Khartoum sentenced Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool a 23 year old woman to death by stoning for adultery (Zina) under Article 146 of the Sudanese Penal Code 1991. Mrs. Jamool was estranged from her […]

Can South Sudan under Salva Kiir become a better place to be a woman?

July 10, 2012


South Sudan has the world’s highest maternal mortality rate and lowest female literacy, according to the UN. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images When Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, visited South Sudan in May, she heard first-hand about the precarious situation many women face on a daily basis, from domestic violence to rape. […]

Woman sentenced to death by stoning in Sudan

June 1, 2012


Young woman held in a Khartoum prison with her baby son sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery. A Sudanese woman, believed to be about 20, has been sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery, rights groups and lawyers have said.Intisar Sharif Abdalla is being held near Khartoum, shackled in prison with her baby […]


December 14, 2010