Arab Times

Online outrage at girl’s death sentence:


The sentencing of a teenage Sudanese girl to death for killing her husband has sparked online outrage, as Amnesty Internatio­nal said she was defending herself against being raped.

Noura Hussein Hammad, 19, was handed a death sentence by a court on Thursday for the “intentiona­l murder” of the man her father forced her to marry.

“Noura is a victim and not a killer. Noura has been raped by her husband,” Sudanese novelist Hamour Zyada wrote on Facebook on Saturday,

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