Woman Reports Gang Rape, Hit With Illegal Sex Charge
The 18-year-old Emirati's crime: sex out of wedlock
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff | Suggested by MarionRozelle
Posted May 20, 2010 11:50 AM CDT
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 19: A woman strolls the Sheikh Zayed Mosque on December 19, 2009 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Mosque, named after Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan,...   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – An Emirati woman who reported that six men raped her in the backseat of a car is facing charges right alongside her alleged assailants—for having sex out of wedlock. And because she was willingly in the car, which was driven by a friend, the charges also state that the two met for the purpose of having sex. Prosecutors say they did just that then were joined by five others, and all six raped her. The 18-year-old has pleaded not guilty, reports the National.

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wtf_wtf
May 22, 2010 3:24 PM CDT
this shouldnt surprise anyone anymore
hipnotizer
May 22, 2010 3:57 AM CDT
this is just wrong. I hope that the world wakes up....and soon. Enough with all this bs and supression.
JimW
May 21, 2010 4:55 PM CDT
Who prosecutes the prosecutors?