Another student, Rehab Omer, received a hefty fine for the same charges. The human rights experts have officially expressed concern to the Sudanese authorities about current legislation that allows corporal punishment of women, and the devastating consequences that such violence has on their physical and psychological integrity and well-being. On 25 June , the Public Order Police arrested twelve female students between 17 and 23 years old, originally from the war-torn Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan State. They were taken by Police in front of the Evangelical Baptist Church in Khartoum North, where they had attended a ceremony, and were brought to a local police station in Khartoum North. At the time of their arrest, some were wearing trousers and others skirts. It was reported that the Police subjected the students to degrading treatment and humiliating verbal abuse during their detention.
Iran: Public flogging of a woman - NCRI Women Committee
A woman was flogged this morning, April 27, , in public in the city of Golpayegan, in the central Iranian Province of Isfahan. The unidentified woman had been arrested and imprisoned four years ago on the charge of complicity in the murder of her husband and illicit relations with another man. She was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment and lashes of the whip to be carried out in public. The sentence was carried out today according to the state-run seratnews. Please include the link of the original article on our website, women. Remember Me.
But the three masked men holding her down merely tighten their grip while a fourth man whips her again and again. The video, shot earlier this year, surfaced Friday on Pakistani television stations and the Internet. Jahangir said the girl was believed to have refused to marry a Taliban commander. The militants then accused her of immoral behavior and ordered 34 lashes as a punishment, Pakistani news reports said.
A group of men caught gambling were publicly whipped in Indonesia's conservative Muslim province of Aceh on Tuesday as a crowd of onlookers cheered. The half dozen men were arrested this year at an internet cafe for online gambling -- an offence under Islamic law -- earning them between seven and 11 strokes each from a rattan cane. Some 15 people including women accused for being gay or committing adultery were publicly flogged in indonesia's Aceh province. The Iranian authorities have publicly flogged a man who was convicted of consuming alcohol when he was 14 or 15, in a move denounced by Amnesty International as "horrific". The conservative region on the northern tip of Sumatra island passed a regulation a week ago that would see criminals whipped only behind prison walls.