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United Arab Emirates:Further information on death penalty by stoning: Karteen Karikender

, Index number: MDE 25/003/2000

An appeal court in the Emirate of Fujairah has commuted the death sentence against Kartini bint Karim to one year's imprisonment, with an order that she be deported at the end of her sentence. The court also sentenced the man involved in the case, an Indian national who fled the country, to one year's imprisonment in absentia.

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