Nigeria: Stoning appeal adjourned
Amina Lawal has had her appeal adjourned until 27 August 2003 as she seeks to overturn a conviction for adultery.
She has been sentenced to die by stoning, the severest of all punishments under Islamic laws now practised in the country's majority-Muslim northern states.
Submitted on Thu, 06/05/2003 - 00:00
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