Sadia Idries Fadul (Pending)

Sadria Idries Fadul is a 22 year old woman from Tama tribe in Darfur. She was charged on February 13, 2007, to execution by stoning for committing adultery by the criminal court of Al-Azazi, Managil province, Gazeera state. Fadul was charged under article 146(a) of Sudan’s 1991 Penal Code, which states that whoever commits the offence of adultery shall be punished with: a) execution by stoning when the offender is married (Muhsan); b) one hundred lashes when the offender is not married (non-muhsan)." It has been reported that Fadul does not fully understand Arabic, the language used in Court, and that the man questioned in her case was discharged after denying adultery and due to lack of evidence.

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