The countries where men and women can be stoned to death

Sentencing to death by stoning of Sudanese 20-year-old sparks fresh outrage

Sudanese women sit on a brick barricade in Khartoum during a demonstration earlier this year
Sudanese women sit on a brick barricade in Khartoum during a demonstration earlier this year
(Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

A 20-year-old woman in Sudan has been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, marking the first known case in the northeast African country for a decade.

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