Sudan: Woman sentenced to death by stoning

Sudan: Woman sentenced to death by stoning

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Index Number: AFR 54/024/2012
Date Published: 25 May 2012
Categories: Sudan

A 20-year old Sudanese woman was sentenced to death by stoning on 13 May, on charges of adultery. She did not have access to a lawyer during her trial, and was convicted based on testimony she gave after being beaten by her brother. She is being detained with her baby. She in psychological distress and does not understand the nature of her sentence.


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