Sudan: Woman leaves hair uncovered, risks flogging: Amira Osman Hamed

Sudan: Woman leaves hair uncovered, risks flogging: Amira Osman Hamed

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Index Number: AFR 54/020/2013
Date Published: 17 September 2013
Categories: Sudan

Sudanese women’s rights activist Amira Osman Hamed is to go on trial on 19 September for refusing to cover her hair in public. She is at risk of receiving up to 40 lashes for ‘indecent or immoral dress.’


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