(Aug. 3) -- A Sudanese woman facing 40 lashes for wearing pants declared she was ready for thousands as she battles the country's laws.
Lubna-Ahmed al-Hussein, a journalist with the United Nations Mission in Sudan, is on trial after being arrested July 3 along with 12 other women for wearing trousers at a restaurant in Khartoum, Agence France-Presse reported.Skip over this content
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Sudanese journalist Lubna Ahmed al-Hussein faces 40 lashes for wearing trousers in a restaurant. Hussein said she is ready to be whipped "40,000 times" as she fights to international attention to the treatment of Sudanese women.