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Protest Woman Sentenced to Death By Stoning in Sudan ACTION

World  (tags: Sudan, al-Bashir, Humanitarian aid, human rights, violence, conflict, stoning, adultery )

- 2535 days ago -
A twenty-year-old Sudanese woman received a death by stoning sentence for adultery. She is currently imprisoned in Khartoum, where her and her baby son are shackled.


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Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:08 pm
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Being that my own Country has the Death Penalty, I suppose I have little room to talk. But death for adultry and she has the baby in jail with her. My goodness, what will happen to that child, and she is only 20 herself.

I don't suppose the one she had the affair with is also being stoned. You know, the man. Why is it always the woman is stoned yet it takes two to have an affair, you don't commit adultry by yourself. Stone the men too I bet you would see this law change quick enough.

. (0)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:09 pm

Anne Settanni (152)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:11 pm

Kit B (276)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:12 pm

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A rape victim needs four witnesses according to some laws in the Middle East, wonder if there was four witnesses for the adultery charge. Religion is obsessed with sex.

Lisa On Vacation (203)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:14 pm
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Jim Phillips (3247)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:39 pm
Barbaric and ancient laws are out of date with the world these days.

The judge issuing this sentence should be stoned himself.
Where is the man who was part of this "affair/rape"... He should be stoned as well.

Barbaric religion if anyone could actually call this a religion... Ugh!

Ty, Nancy.

. (0)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:40 pm
All I can do is sign. I wish I could punch a face or two - it would make me feel better.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:41 pm
Noted & Signed.

Carol H (229)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:47 pm
signed and noted

Joe R (190)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:48 pm
Signed and noted.

Rock H (254)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 5:34 pm
Signed and noted, Thanks Nancy!

Joy McRonald (168)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 6:08 pm
Thank you..noted

Erin R (181)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 8:18 pm

Agnes N (703)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 8:41 pm
thanks Nan..singed..shared

Mary T (178)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 9:03 pm
Signed and shared already, Thanks Nancy.

Susanne R (236)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 9:41 pm
A woman AND HER BABY are shackled? Where did such ignorance come from and how does it manage to pass from generation to generation? These brutal and misogynistic laws have to change. Sudan should treat women like human beings.

Gladly signed and noted!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 11:31 pm
Living near a place where a stoning took place recently I stress how important it is to fight this torture. If anyone wants to truly understand the injustice and horror of stoning, find the Iranian film "The Story of 'M'". Stoning, as unjust as it is is also a slow death prolonged by those who throw the stones by purposely aiming to harm and not to kill until they decide the ending stone will be thrown. It's terror beyond human comprehension. Signed.

Yumer Yulian (42)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:48 am
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Lindya Lee (0)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:51 am
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paul m (93)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:55 am


Susann K (24)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 2:18 am
Noted & signed! I can't believe it: religion, tradition, in the name of God??? It's like in the middle-age ... so sad!!!

Emma S (239)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 2:27 am
Done. Thank you, Nancy.

Wendye Kolles (58)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 2:49 am
Noted, signed, fb. Thanks.

Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:00 am
Noted and signed HORRIFYING!

. (1)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:15 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:22 am
protect life, prosecute those that seek to destroy our shared home and our fellow beings
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love

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Anneke Andries (279)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:46 am
signed, t.y. Nancy!

Teresa Cowley (274)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 7:20 am
Loathsome, hypocritical males--they're half the couple in the "adultery", yet they suffer no shame, no punishment. Reminds me of our "1%"--they get all the gain, we get all the pain!
Noted and signed.

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 8:45 am
Signed. Thanks.

Robyn M (123)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 9:28 am
For those who haven't see the movie "The Stoning Of Soraya M". Hard to watch, but sounds like the same thing this poor woman is going through! Signed and noted.

Veronique L (209)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 10:02 am

. (0)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 10:17 am
n&s..positively mideval......

Regina P (63)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 11:53 am
Signed. Thanks

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 12:38 pm
Of course I signed. Thanks for the opportunity.

Barbara Erdman (63)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:00 pm
Noted and signed Nancy :-0 Thanx

Agnes W (141)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:20 pm

Les Lambert (185)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:45 pm
My heart is surely saddened by the absolute horror that this can be carried out in this day. I know that if the male in this situation received the same punishment this practice would end extremely quickly!

Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:58 pm
Signed. Thanks Nancy

Robert B (55)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 2:18 pm
What absolute ignorance, barbarism and cruelty! Any religion and any law that would permit this needs to fade away. We are in a modern world with computers and space travel, yet we still have ignorant traditionalists who use barbarism to stay in power and to control the weak. The judges that hand down these sentences are frauds and their laws are irrelevant. They need to be replaced.

Sheryl G (359)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:02 pm
Thanks Robyn, for giving me corrected name to film. I was unable to find it under the story of M. Was doing a search and nothing came up but with the title you gave, The Stoning Of Soraya M, I found it.

Francoise S (36)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:46 pm
Horrifying! These people doesn't have, unlike us in the civilized countries, their enlightenment till now. There is a long way to go till they are civilized too. We need 18. centuries for it (Declaration of Human Rights 1771 America, 1791 France).

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 4:10 pm
When will they learn that we don't LIVE in The Old Testament Times. To be little a woman only shows a mans weakness and their mentality. Gladly Signed. Their not men of the cloth because they hide behind the cloth.

Nancy Black (308)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 7:11 pm
Noted, tweeted, signed, tweeted, and commented. Ladies, this is just the extreme of injustice and prejudice against women. You note we didn't hear what happened to her partner just her. The need to control women and keep them in inferior positions is in most societies. The Republicans are trying to do the same to US women. We may not be literally stoned, but they are trying to pass bills that will put us back into the 50's.It's time for US women to stand up against Republicans and all women to stand up to such injustice as being able to stone a woman for adultry.

Liliana D (125)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 8:29 pm
done, thanks

Sheree Silverman (20)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 11:35 pm
That's totally barbaric

Ludger W (65)
Friday June 15, 2012, 3:31 am
signed, noted, ty

Reggie Thomas (5)
Friday June 15, 2012, 3:46 am

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Friday June 15, 2012, 4:22 am

Danny M (83)
Friday June 15, 2012, 5:53 am
Done. Thank you Nancy!

Loreto V (52)
Friday June 15, 2012, 6:21 am
Noted with sadness and anger! So unfair and horrible! Barbaric practices in this despicable country! Tweeted and posted on FB! Thank you Nancy!

Carlene V (202)
Friday June 15, 2012, 6:39 am
Action taken. Makes me sick that this type of punishment continues.

Past Member (0)
Friday June 15, 2012, 9:42 am

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday June 15, 2012, 2:56 pm

Fran F (116)
Friday June 15, 2012, 3:31 pm

When I tried to sign this petition, I got this: "Reported Attack Page. This web page at has been reported as an attack page and has been blocked...." That's the third time today this has happened with a petition.


Freya H (345)
Friday June 15, 2012, 8:36 pm
Yeah, what is it with anyway? I wanted to sign the petition but couldn't get past the warning page.

Ruth R (246)
Friday June 15, 2012, 10:13 pm
Noted,signed, facebook, twiiter.

Past Member (0)
Friday June 15, 2012, 11:14 pm
In this day and age it never fails to amaze me how people can be so cruel, especially towards women, and that stoning is still practiced. Thank you for sharing this Nancy, noted and signed.

. (0)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 9:01 am
Yes, Sudan is one of the countries on the UN Security Council along with Iran.

Jason Green (235)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 10:05 am
This is dreadful!!

Trina D. firey (10)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 2:20 pm
Disgusting Maddening & Sickening!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 20, 2012, 3:45 am
Barbarism! Signed
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