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Sudan Woman Faces Death By Stoning For Adultery In First Case In Decade

At a glance

  • A woman in Sudan has been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, the first known case in the country for nearly a decade.
  • Maryam Alsyed Tiyrab, 20, was arrested by police in Sudan’s White Nile state last month.
  • The majority of stoning sentences, which are predominantly against women, are overturned in the high court.



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