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  • Haiti Sean Penn
  • Hugo Chavez
  • U.N. Commission on the Status of Women
  • Central African Republic
  • Sudan
  • Winnie Mandela
  • Uhuru Kenyatta
  • Zimbabwe
  • Pope Francis
  • Wilfrid Fox Napier
  • Yityish Aynaw
  • Jean-Claude Duvalier

Sudan Justice Wants an Arm and a Leg

Human rights advocates are outraged by Sudan's Deputy Chief Justice Abdul Rahman Sharfi’s recent threat to train judges how to carry out amputations if doctors refuse.

“This cruel and inhuman treatment, which is banned under international law, needs to be abolished immediately,” said Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Africa Program director.

 (Photo: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

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