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TAKE ACTION: SUDAN, DON'T FLOG WOMEN FOR 'INDECENT DRESS'
World  (tags: violence, Womens Rights, Lashes, sudan, flogging )

Dogan
- 1311 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
19-year-old Fardos has been sentenced to 20 lashes and a large fine for being âEUR~indecently dressedâEUR(TM). She is one of 10 Christian students who are facing flogging after they were arrested outside their church by Sudanese police last month.
A HEMLINE IS NOT A CRIME: 10 Women at Risk of Flogging --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Amnesty International, Sudan, ethics, human rights, Public Order Police, flogging, fines, women )

Lynn
- 1339 days ago - e-activist.com
The students are between 17 and 23-years-old âEUR¦The police have extensive powers to arrest any person for "indecent dress" and the punishment if found guilty is up to 40 lashes, or a fine, or both.
1000 LASHES HAVE STARTED, ARE PLANNED TO TAKE PLACE OVER 20 WEEKS! PLEASE TAKE ACTION
World  (tags: flogging, 1000 lashes, Saudi Arabia, ethics, government, humans, society )

Lone
- 1514 days ago - e-activist.com
UPDATE: FLOGGING SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 23rd WAS POSTPONED FOR MEDICAL REASONS!
Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi's Case Referred to Supreme Court, Says His Wife
World  (tags: Raif Badawi, Saudi Arabia, Saudi blogger, flogging )

Judy
- 1520 days ago - theguardian.com
King said to have stepped in amid flogging clamour as second round of 50 lashes delayed on health grounds
Islamic Court Permits Pregnant Woman to Give Birth Before She Is Hanged
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Islam, sharia law, apostasy, hanging, flogging, Christianity )

Beatrice
- 1764 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
An Islamic court in the Sudanese capital has said that a pregnant woman sentenced to hang for apostasy after she married a Christian man will be allowed to give birth before she is executed. We gave you three days to recant but you insist on not return
Concern as Brunei Brings in System of Islamic Law With Punishments That Include the Dismemberment of Limbs and Stoning to Death
World  (tags: Brunei, Sharia law, flogging, dismemberment, stoning to death )

Beatrice
- 1806 days ago - independent.co.uk
The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's wealthiest rulers and a close ally of Britain, will this week oversee his country's transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to
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
- 3477 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.
Sign Petition: Support Sudanese Woman's Rights - Lubna Hussien
World  (tags: world, violence, public, order, police, journalist, Lubna, Hussien, trousers, flogging, lashes, women's, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty, law, bashir, war, criminal, icc, darfur, crime, Khartoum )

Tom
- 3508 days ago - iamlubna.com.venus.dnstemplate.com
This is Lubna's petition to eliminate article 152 from Sudan's criminal law. Article 152 has been implemented in Sudan since 1991. It stipulates that any conduct or clothes in violation of public decency should be punished with 40 lashes or bail or both.
Sign Petition: End Domestic Violence in the Muslim World
World  (tags: world, middle-east, sharia, law, africa, muslim, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, girls, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 3508 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Assaults on women and young girls, especially domestic violence, acid attacks, honor killings, FGM and forced marriage that have become a growing problem in some Muslim countries, are barbaric, inhumane and completely contrary to Islamic teachings.
Sign Petition: International Coalition for Women's Rights
World  (tags: society, culture, world, muslim, sharia, law, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, children, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 3508 days ago - petitiononline.com
Sharia law deems a woman unequal and subordinate to her husband. Under Sharia, women's testimony is worth half that of men's, women have limited rights to divorce and child custody and women can be executed for apostasy or stoned to death for adultery.
Pakistan Moves to Outlaw Domestic Violence
World  (tags: world, middle-east, pakistan, muslim, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, girls, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 3508 days ago - google.com
Pakistan moved towards outlawing domestic violence when lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday that will punish those found guilty of beating women or children with jail terms and fines. The law, passed unanimously, was called a "big day" for Pakistani women.
U.S. Reshaping Darfur Policy
World  (tags: world, violence, darfur, sudan, genocide, crime, death, conflict, human, rights, starvation, rape, flogging, stoning, sharia, women, freedom, obama, politics )

Tom
- 3512 days ago - latimes.com
The Obama administration is working on a new approach that may soften some sanctions against the Sudan government. Obama's UN ambassador, Susan Rice, who helped draft the sanctions, argues for a tougher stance, declaring that genocide continues in Darfur.
Western Feminists Mute on Ravages of Shariah
World  (tags: world, sudan, government, africa, middle-east, violence, flogging, whipping, stoning, honor, killings, rape, beatings, islamic, sharia, law, women, human, rights, western, feminists, freedom, repression )

Tom
- 3512 days ago - network.nationalpost.com
An angry Khartoum journalist who works for the UN in Sudan started a campaign against shariah law by elevating a local police matter into an international embarrassment: She's invited the world to witness her judicial flogging. Where are the feminists?
   

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