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Sudan: ‘Abhorrent’ death sentence for woman on grounds of her religion

The decision of a Sudanese court to sentence a heavily pregnant Sudanese Christian woman to death by hanging for ‘apostasy’, and to flogging for ‘adultery’, is truly abhorrent said Amnesty International today. The decision of a Sudanese court to sentence a heavily pregnant Sudanese Christian woman to death by hanging for ‘apostasy’, and to flogging for ‘adultery’, is truly abhorrent said Amnesty Internat

Soudan. « Odieuse » condamnation à mort d’une femme en raison de sa religion

La décision rendue par un tribunal soudanais de condamner une Soudanaise chrétienne en fin de grossesse à la peine capitale pour « apostasie » et à une peine de flagellation pour « adultère » est odieuse, a déclaré Amnesty International jeudi 15 mai. Des porte-parole d’Amnesty International sont disponibles pour des entretiens.

Soudan. Une femme sous le coup d’une condamnation à mort en raison de sa religion doit être relâchée

Une Soudanaise en fin de grossesse qui encourt la peine de mort par pendaison pour « apostasie » et une peine de flagellation pour « adultère » doit être relâchée immédiatement et sans condition, a déclaré Amnesty International alors qu’une décision doit être rendue jeudi 15 mai. Une Soudanaise en fin de grossesse qui encourt la peine de mort par pendaison pour « apostasie » et une peine de flagellation pour « adultère » doit être relâchée immédiatement

Sudan: ‘Abhorrent’ death sentence for woman on grounds of her religion - 15 May 2014

Headline Title:  Sudan: ‘Abhorrent’ death sentence for woman on grounds of her religion The decision of a Sudanese court to sentence a heavily pregnant Sudanese Christian woman to death by hanging for ‘apostasy’, and to flogging for ‘adultery’, is truly abhorrent, said Amnesty Interna The decision of a Sudanese court to sentence a heavily pregnant Sudanese Christian woman to death by hanging for ‘apostasy’, and to flogging for ‘adultery’, is truly abhorrent. Media Node:  sudan Twitter Tag:  Sudan Story Location:  Sudan 18° 40' 11.6292" N, 30° 24' 40.158" E “The fact that a woman has been sentenced to death for her religious choice, and to flogging for being married to a man of an allegedly different religion is appalling and abhorrent. Adultery and apostasy are acts which should not be considered crimes at all. It is flagrant breach of international human rights law. ” Source:  Manar Idriss, Amnesty International’s Sudan researcher. URL:  Sudan: Woman facing death sentence on grounds of her religion must be released Description:  News Story, 14 May 2014.

Sudan: Woman facing death sentence on grounds of her religion must be released

A heavily pregnant Sudanese Christian woman who could be sentenced to death by hanging for ‘apostasy’, and to flogging for ‘adultery’ should be immediately and unconditionally released, Amnesty International said ahead of the ruling expected tomorrow. The court case is due to start at 11 am on 15th May. Amnesty International has spokespeople available for interview.

Sudan: Woman facing death sentence on grounds of her religion must be released - 14 May 2014

Headline Title:  Sudan must release pregnant woman facing death sentence for her Christian faith A heavily pregnant Christian Sudanese woman who could be sentenced to death by hanging for ‘apostasy’, and to flogging for ‘adultery’ should be immediately and unconditionally released, Amnesty Int A heavily pregnant Christian Sudanese woman who could be sentenced to death by hanging for ‘apostasy’, and to flogging for ‘adultery’ should be immediately and unconditionally released, Amnesty International said ahead of the ruling expected tomorrow.   Media Node:  sudan Story Location:  Sudan 16° 22' 37.4412" N, 30° 14' 3.75" E “The fact that a woman could be sentenced to death for her religious choice, and to flogging for being married to a man of an allegedly different religion is abhorrent and should never be even considered. ‘Adultery’ and ‘apostasy’ are acts which should not be considered crimes at all, let alone meet the international standard of “most serious crimes” in relation to the death penalty. It is a flagrant breach of international human rights law.” Source:  Manar Idriss, Amnesty International’s Sudan researcher Date:  Wed, 14/05/2014

EE.UU.: Otra ejecución “chapucera” subraya el llamado por la abolición de la pena de muerte

La “chapucera” ejecución de la pasada noche en Oklahoma ofrece otra clara razón para que las autoridades de todo Estados Unidos establezcan la suspensión inmediata de los homicidios judiciales y trabajen en favor de la abolición de este castigo irremediablemente cruel, ha dicho hoy Amnistía Internacional. 

États-Unis. Une autre exécution « ratée » montre à quel point il importe d’abolir la peine de mort

L’exécution « ratée » qui a eu lieu le 29 avril dans l’État de l’Oklahoma offre un nouvel argument de poids en faveur de l’instauration dans tous les États-Unis d’un moratoire immédiat sur les exécutions et souligne la nécessité d’œuvrer pour l’abolition de ce châtiment cruel par nature, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 30 avril. L’exécution « ratée » qui a eu lieu le 29 avril dans l’État de l’Oklahoma offre un nouvel argument de poids en faveur de l’instauration dans tous les États-Unis d’un moratoire immédi

USA: Another ‘botched’ execution underscores call to abolish death penalty

Last night’s “botched” execution in Oklahoma provides yet another stark reason why authorities across the USA should impose an immediate moratorium on judicial killing and work for abolition of this inescapably cruel punishment, Amnesty International said today.  Last nig

USA: Another ‘botched’ execution underscores call to abolish death penalty - 30 April 2014

Headline Title:  USA: Another ‘botched’ execution underscores call to abolish death penalty   Last night’s “botched” execution in Oklahoma provides yet another stark reason why authorities across the USA should impose an immediate moratorium on judicial killing and work for abolition of this inescapably cruel punishment, Amnesty International said today. Media Node:  Lethal injection Twitter Tag:  deathpenalty Story Location:  United States 35° 31' 20.6076" N, 99° 40' 4.6884" W See map: Google Maps “What happened last night to Clayton Lockett is shocking in anyone’s book. But this is far from the first 'botched execution' in the USA, whether by electrocution, asphyxiation, or lethal injection using the ‘traditional’ three-drug protocol ” Source:  Rob Freer, Amnesty International researcher on the USA Date:  Wed, 30/04/2014 URL:  Abolish the death penalty Description:  Campaign