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Sudan’s Many Nouras

Expand A woman carries water in Al Fashir, capital of North Darfur, Sudan, September 6, 2016. © 2016 Reuters International media has rightly focused on the case of Noura Hussein, a 19-year-old Sudanese woman sentenced to death for killing her husband – whom she’d been forced to marry – as he tried to rape her. The court which tried Noura apparently had no regard to the fact that her husband had previously raped her violently with the help of his family members, or that she was forced into the marriage by her own family at just 16. Instead, it convicted her of murder and sentenced her to death…

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