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September 30, 2003

Revisiting Amina Lawal

This picture was just too beautiful to leave the subject alone.

There is much to celebrate in the acquittal of Amina Lawal, even if the reasoning behind the court's decision left much to be desired.



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Amina Lawal holds her baby Wasila in court in Katsina, Nigeria, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003. An Islamic appeals court in northern Nigeria Thursday acquitted Lawal, who was facing death by stoning for having sex out of wedlock in a case that has drawn world attention and dragged on for almost a year.
AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam

Further reading on the subject:
Let He Who is Without Sin...

Doing the Right Thing

Posted by zombyboy at September 30, 2003 03:03 PM
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