TAGS: Urgent Action Network • Freedom of Expression, Gender-based Discrimination, Prisoners and People at Risk, Women's Rights • Africa, Sudan •
November 10, 2015

Good News! – Sudan: Ferdous Al Toum’s Sentence Quashed (UA 151/15)


The Court of Appeal in Sudan has overturned the sentence of Fardous Al Toum, one of the 10 female Christian students charged with “indecent dress”. She had been sentenced to a fine of 500 Sudanese pounds and 20 lashes.

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The Court of Appeal in Sudan has overturned the sentence of Fardous Al Toum, one of the 10 female Christian students charged with “indecent dress”. She had been sentenced to a fine of 500 Sudanese pounds and 20 lashes.
 
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No further action is requested of the UA network at this time. Many thanks to all who sent appeals.
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