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La réalisatrice Inès Ben Othman libre

La réalisatrice Inès Ben Othman libre | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Le Tribunal de première instance d'Ariana a décidé de de réduire la condamnation de la réalisatrice Inès Ben Othman à deux mois de prison avec sursis.
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Pussy Riot sent to the Worst Prison Camps Possible

Pussy Riot sent to the Worst Prison Camps Possible | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Without any trace of pomp or circumstance, Russian authorities sent the two members of Pussy Riot still in custody to a couple of far flung prison colonies on Monday.
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Jailed Afghan woman freed but urged to marry rapist

Jailed Afghan woman freed but urged to marry rapist | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
A pardon for an Afghan woman who was imprisoned for adultery after she reported being raped came with the expectation that she would marry her attacker.
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What's worse, livestock theft or bride kidnapping?

What's worse, livestock theft or bride kidnapping? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
What's worse, livestock theft or bride kidnapping? In Kyrgyzstan, someone who steals a cow could go to prison for up to 11 years. But men who kidnap underage girls and force them into marriage ru...
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The one who got away

The one who got away | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Samutsevich was as surprised as the observers of the trial when she was released in the courtroom Oct. 10 – no one, she says, tried to cut a deal with her. According to her current lawyer, Irina Khrunova, her appeal statement was like buying a lottery ticket – she didn’t know what effect it would have until the Moscow City Court decided to change Samutsevich’s sentence to probation.

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