Hajara Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death by stoning by the Lere Sharia court in Bauchi for getting pregnant out of wedlock was acquitted and discharged on November 10, 2004 after the Dass Upper Sharia Court delivered its judgement.
Une adolescente nigériane enceinte, condamnée à mort par lapidation pour adultère par un tribunal coranique, connaîtra son sort mercredi, après le jugement qui sera rendu par une juridiction d'appel islamique à Dass, dans le nord du pays.
The UN General Assembly Third Committee resolution titled Working Towards Elimination of Crimes Committed Against Women and Girls in the Name of Honour is adopted this year again at the 59th Session in New York City.
The Pakistan government bulldozed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2004 against “honour killings” in the National Assembly and adopted it on 26 October 2004 without any debate amidst opposition walkout.
Following reports from the media about the cases of two young women sentenced to death by stoning in Bauchi State under the Sharia legal system, BAOBAB For Women’s Human Rights has conducted a fact-finding mission to the State.