Woman sentenced for alleging rape

Woman sentenced for alleging rape

Mogadishu : Somalia | Feb 06, 2013 at 2:40 PM PST
Source: CNN
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The Mogadishu court ruled that the 27-year-old woman made false rape accusations against security forces during an interview last month, and in so doing insulted the government, according to rights groups. "A midwife testified ... that the woman was not raped after conducting a finger test, an unscientific... FULL ARTICLE AT CNN
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