Maldives: Further information: 15-year-old girl’s flogging sentence quashed

Maldives: Further information: 15-year-old girl’s flogging sentence quashed

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Index Number: ASA 29/006/2013
Date Published: 28 August 2013
Categories: Maldives

A Maldives High Court has quashed the sentence of 100 lashes and house arrest imposed on a 15-year-old girl for the “offence” of extra-marital sex. This follows a campaign by Amnesty International, among other international organizations.


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