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Condemn Lashing and House Arrest of 15-Year-Old Rape Victim
World  (tags: world, humanrights, ACTION, LASHING, violence )

Rose
- 1936 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Government of the Maldives Goal: Abolish lashing or flogging as punishment for premarital affairs Recently, a 15-year-old girl was sentenced to 100 lashings for having premarital sex. Prior to this sentencing, the girl reported being raped
Indonesia's Aceh Province OKs Stoning for Adulterers
World  (tags: world, Indonesia, muslims, crime, sharia, law, adultery, stoning, hanging, lashing, homosexuality, prison, beheading, beating, humanrights, freedoms, crime, asia, humanrights, civilliberties, middle-east, death, violence, society, culture )

Tom
- 3203 days ago - latimes.com
Offending married couples can be punished by a minimum of 100 lashings and a maximum of stoning to death. It also imposes severe prison terms for homosexuality, which will be punishable by public lashings and more than eight years in prison.
Sudanese Woman Sent to Jail for Wearing Pants Is Freed
World  (tags: world, sudan, Lubna, Hussein, journalist, womensrights, islam, sharia, law, repression, flogging, lashing, stoning, middle-east, africa, violence, terrorism, corruption, politics, humanrights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Tom
- 3210 days ago - latimes.com
The Sudanese government freed journalist Lubna Hussein after she was convicted of public indecency for wearing pants and refused to pay a fine. She says the government was "unnerved" by her presence in prison because she would report on conditions inside.
Al Jazeera - Focus - Ending Violence Against Women
World  (tags: World, International Women's Day, CEDAW, discrimination, women, rights, freedom, poverty, violence, honor killings, stoning, lashing, slavery, crime, safety, oppression, voting, work, education, health, families, children )

Tom
- 3393 days ago - english.aljazeera.net
In many countries women are active participants in the political process and have made progress toward economic equality. However, women's rights to life, to physical integrity, to health, education and freedom from violence, remains largely unfulfilled.
   

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