15 May 2018

Sudanese teen bride who killed husband during rape to be executed

Noura Hussein said her father duped her into marrying her cousin, who raped Hussein as three of his male relatives held her down By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A 19-year-old girl in Sudan was sentenced to death by a court on Thursday for murdering her husband after he tried to rape her, said campaigners, calling on the president to pardon her as she was forced into a child marriage, and had acted in self-defence.

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