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    Death Sentence Overturned for Teen Who Killed Alleged Rapist

    Sudanese appeals court has found Noura Hussein, who was forced to marry at 16, guilty of manslaughter for killing her husband after he allegedly raped her. She was sentenced to five years, reversing a previous sentence of death by hanging. Her case sparked global outcry, drew celebrity support from activists like Emma Watson and Rose McGowan, and collected a million signatures on petitions to save her life. Hussein, now 19, said, “When I get out of here, I want to study law to defend other oppressed people.”

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