Posted by: becketfund | September 8, 2009

Sudan: Journalist Freed Despite Not Paying Fine

NAIROBI – Lubna Hussein, the female journalist convicted for violating her country’s decency laws from wearing pants in public, was released from jail on September 10, the NY Times reported on September 8.  It is unclear as to why Hussein was released as she has refused to pay a $200 fine issued by the court.

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