Sudan

Après les Emirats arabes unis et le royaume de Bahrein, c’est au tour de la République islamique du Soudan d’opter pour un week-end semi-universel.
Gillian Gibbons, the British teacher jailed in Sudan for insulting Islam in a row over a teddy bear, flew out of Khartoum tonight after being pardoned by the country’s President.
The Irish Supreme Muslim Council speaks out against the verdict of guilt issued by a Sudanese Court against a British school teacher for allegedly 'insulting religion'.
"Yet the continued existence of women's and human rights activists in Sudan, as well as the diversity of Muslim culture found in Darfur, demonstrates that whoever instigated this latest incident cannot claim to speak in the name of all Sudanese."
"Some reports said protesters had called for her to be shot. Her lawyer said she was later moved for her own safety."
La police soudanaise a arrêté une institutrice britannique et l’a accusée d’insultes envers le prophète Mahomet pour avoir permis à des écoliers de nommer un ours en peluche Mohamed, ce qui la rend passible de coups de fouets et d’expulsion.
The British Foreign Office demands an explanation from Sudan, where a British primary school teacher was charged yesterday with "insulting religion and inciting hatred" after allowing children in her class to name a teddy bear Muhammad.
The Sudanese police arrested a British schoolteacher and accused her of insulting Islam after she allowed her 7-year-old pupils to name a class teddy bear Muhammad, said Sudanese officials.
Harassment of women's organizations by government security agents is common and the government does not allow women's organizations to register as NGOs. But female activists have found a way to beat the system by exploiting loopholes in the law.
The Special Rapporteur of the UN Human Right Council on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Sima Samar, issued the following statement following her fourth visit to the country from 25 July to 2 August, 2007.
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