Today’s call for the conference comes at a time of an increasing crackdown by Sudanese authorities on those perceived to support the ICC.
A law passed in November 2008 prohibiting female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in the state of Southern Kordofan is unique in Sudan. But for it to translate into genuine abolition, deep-seated attitudes and misinformation will have to be overcome.
More than 35 young women wearing tight trousers have been arrested for "disturbing the peace" in south Sudan, police said on Tuesday.
Sanaa Awadkareem was forced into marriage and then disfigured with acid by her estranged husband.
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'.
"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.
"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."
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