Prosecutor-General Salah Eddin Abu Zaid told the AP the British teacher could expect a "swift and fair trial." If convicted, she faces up to 40 lashes, six months in jail and a fine, with the verdict and any sentence up to the judge's discretion, official have said.....Gibbons' chief lawyer, Kamal Djizouri, scuffled with a tight police cordon before he was allowed in. British diplomats who were initially barred were also eventually allowed to enter.
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Update on Teddy Bear Picnic
The teacher in Sudan is now on trial for the crime of allowing her seven-year-old students to name their class teddy bear Mohammed. For any of you who saw the previous post and are interested in how the story is developing, here you go: