Sudan Fines Woman Who Wore Pants

A Sudanese court on Monday decided not to lash a woman for wearing trousers in public but convicted her of violating the country’s decency laws and fined her the equivalent of $200: Sudan is partly governed by Islamic law, which calls for women to dress “modestly”.

via:[http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/08/world/africa/08sudan.html]

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