More insight into the law that radical Muslims want to impose on the world. Note also that this girl is from a dhimmi Christian family. Islamic law stipulates that dhimmis are not to be punished for drunkenness, since Christianity and Judaism allows drinking, but they are to be punished for adultery and theft.
“Amnesty International is calling for the sentence of 100 lashes, passed on a 16-year-old school girl in the Sudanese capital Khartoum for the ‘crime’ of adultery, to be commuted immediately.
“Following the postponement of the punishment from 20 December to 23 January due to the girl’s poor health, Amnesty International is also asking people all over the world to write to the Sudanese authorities asking them to stop the punishment going ahead.
“Intisar Bakri Abdulgader gave birth to a child in September after becoming pregnant outside marriage. She was convicted of adultery and sentenced by a local court in the Khartoum suburb of Kalakla in July when she was seven months pregnant. The sentence was upheld by the appeal court in August. The alleged father of the child has reportedly not been charged but will have a blood test to establish paternity.
“Intisar is caring for her four-month-old son, Dori. She is said to be very frightened at the prospect of the punishment and is reportedly eating and sleeping very little.
“Under article 146 of Sudan’s Penal Code, adultery is punishable by execution by stoning if the offender is married, or by one hundred lashes if the offender is not married. Adultery is defined as sexual intercourse with a man without being lawfully bound to him. Although the penal codes are based on an interpretation of Islamic law everyone in the north of Sudan is subject to them. Intisar’s family are Christians from the south of Sudan who fled to the north to escape fighting near their home.”