Um Alnas Mohamed Ahmed (21), Hanan Abdulrahman Mohamed (19), Hagir Mohamed Ahmed (18), Nimat Abakr Abdelgadir (19), Rasha Bahr Aldin Adam (18), Fatima Abdulla Adam (20), Gada Mosa Hamid (18), Shamael Omar Fadl (22), Hawa Yousif Abdelgadir (18), Fathia Ahmed Abdulrahman (18), Laila Adam Siraj (20), Kaltoum Isam Adam (22), Rawda Abdelgabar Mohamed (20), Zahra Hassan Ali (21), Gadah Abdelgabar (19), Asma Mohamed Ahmed (18) and Zakia Altayeb

Crime: “Adultery”
Novermber 2003

According to the information received, between 12 and 20 November 2002, 17 women in Munwashi, a village about 8 kilometers north of Nyala in Darfour, Western Sudan, were convicted of adultery and sentenced to 100 lashes of the whip. The charges of adultery were based solely on the fact that all of the women are unmarried but have children between the ages of 6 and 12 months.

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