UPDATE: Sudan: Flogging sentence dropped and fine paid against Hussein's will

Update on: UPDATE: Sudan: Lubna Hussein's trial postponed until 7 September

Sudan: WLUML and AI submit report on case of Lubna Hussein to CSW

2/09/2009: The following is the text of a report submitted to the Commission on the Status of Women on the trial of Sudanese journalist Lubna Hussein who was charged under Article 152 (Indecent and Im

UPDATE: Sudan: Lubna Hussein's case postponed to 4th August

As Lubna Ahmad Hussein works for the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), the judge today said that she has immunity so the case could be cancelled. Hussein refused, however, and said that she will resign from UNMIS so she will be dealt with as a Sudanese citizen. The decision was reached to postpone the case to another session on Tuesday 4th of August.

Lubna Hussein

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese woman facing 40 lashes for wearing trousers in public made her first appearance in a court packed with supporters on Wednesday, in what her lawyer described as a test c

Sudanese Journalist who Invited Press to Attend Her Court Hearing and Flogging: I Am Fighting for All Women

*The issue of abuse of women by Sudan's public order police(1) recently gained prominence in the Sudanese and other media, after Sudanese journalist Lubna Ahmad Hussein and 12 other women were arreste

10 women

The police arrested 13 women in a raid on a cafe in the capital, Khartoum, and flogged 10 of them in public for wearing trousers, one of those arrested said Monday.

Who wears the trousers in Sudan?

Who wears the trousers in Sudan?

By flogging women for wearing trousers, the Sudanese government shows its fear of challenges to the status quo

Sudan: Darfuri Woman Refugees 'Live in Fear of Rape'

Darfuri women who have fled as refugees to Chad live in fear of being raped and as a result ostracized by their families, says a new study.

Sudan - FGM - Backlash in the Fight Against FGM in Sudan

From the CSBR E-News Spring 2009 Issue: