United Arab Emirates (UAE): Flogging: "R.A.", teenage girl

United Arab Emirates (UAE): Flogging: "R.A.", teenage girl

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Index Number: MDE 25/002/2007
Date Published: 28 June 2007
Categories: Middle East And North Africa, UAE

A teenage girl has reportedly been sentenced to receive 60 lashes for having "illicit sex". According to a local newspaper, the Supreme Court has upheld the sentence. The sentence could now be carried out at any time.


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