I, Safiya (2020)

I, Safiya Safiya Hussaini Tungar Tudu Raffaele Masto I Safiya This is the true first hand account of one woman s corageous struggle for justice and the story that in made the eyes of the world turn to the small Nigerian village of Tungar Tudu Safiya Hussa
  • Title: I, Safiya
  • Author: Safiya Hussaini Tungar Tudu Raffaele Masto
  • ISBN: 9781405035996
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Paperback
I, Safiya Safiya Hussaini Tungar Tudu Raffaele Masto This is the true, first hand account of one woman s corageous struggle for justice, and the story that in 2001 made the eyes of the world turn to the small Nigerian village of Tungar Tudu Safiya Hussaini was accused of adultery, arreseted and taken from her farming village in northern Nigeria Brought before a Sharia court, she was sentenced to death by stoning Her crimeThis is the true, first hand account of one woman s corageous struggle for justice, and the story that in 2001 made the eyes of the world turn to the small Nigerian village of Tungar Tudu Safiya Hussaini was accused of adultery, arreseted and taken from her farming village in northern Nigeria Brought before a Sharia court, she was sentenced to death by stoning Her crime was to become pregnant outside of marriage and to give birth to her little girl, Adama The child s father at first accepted responsibility, but then changed his story, denied everything and was released without penalty Betrayed, terrified and outcast, Safiya summoned the strength to fight for her life Supported by her family, her lawyer and her faith in Allah, she was determined to stay alive to care for her little girl.
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  1. Helena

    T m ei ollut kaunokirjallisesti ansioitunut teos, mutta ansioitunut kuvaamaan Afrikan muslimikulttuuria ja erityisesti naisen asemaa siin Syrj isen nigerialaiskyl n el m st syntyi el v k sitys Lukemisen arvoinen kirja

  2. deliriousbeautifulmind

    Ler Opini o Completa em deliriousbeautifulmindspo Eu, Safiya foi uma leitura interessante Foi a primeira vez que li algo do g nero e fiquei surpreendida por ter gostado Eu, Safiya um livro que tenho h algum tempo e que foi lido no seguimento da Maratona de Outono e Inverno 2017 na categoria de livro de n o fic o Esta uma comovente e extraordin ria hist ria ver dica de uma mulher africana condenada morte por apedrejamento por incr veis for a externas que condenam as mulheres que tenham rela es se [...]

  3. Rhoda

    I would give this book a 3.5 if it were possible It s an interesting story about a woman sentenced to stoning for adultery, including the lead up and how she was subsequently found not guilty, however there was something about this book that just didn t sit comfortably with me and I wasn t sure why On further consideration, I think the reason why and in opposition to one of the other reviews on here, I didn t really see Safiya as much of a fighter Perhaps it is purely a very cultural thing and I [...]

  4. Shweta Ramkumar

    A very powerful and moving true story of an African woman s struggle for justice in an extremely religious, patriarchal and oppressive society where women had little to no human rights Her story of being accused of adultery and subject to being stoned to death made International headlines and people from all corners of the world supported her as a united front to battle against such an inhuman and cruel form of capital punishment Her courage, strength, resilience and fight for justice and victor [...]

  5. Diana

    La storia di Safiya purtroppo la storia di tante, troppe donne che debbono sottostare ai soprusi degli uomini ed al fondamentalismo islamico La scrittura molto semplice e scorrevole, ma mi sarebbe piaciuto di pi se ci fosse stato un maggiore approfondimento antropologico riguardo la vita in questi villaggi al nord della Nigeria In ogni caso utile leggere di questi avvenimenti perch l attualit ci insegna che certi casi non sono isolati e straordinari, e serve tenere alta l attenzione mondiale, sp [...]

  6. Célia

    I liked it a lot, it s a story about determination, resolution and hope It s about the Islamic world Raffaele Masto tells us about a Nigerian woman who is condemned to be stoned to death because of a daughter out of her marriage She fights against everything and everybody to see her daughter growing up and is finally free after the excellent work of a good lawyer, for whom the whole family helped to pay.

  7. Helen Li

    A very powerful and inspirational story of a woman facing adversity She was fooled by a man and then got pregnant outside marriage The man denied everything to save himself but she was committed of adultery and then faced the punishment of being stoned to death Through her lawyer and the world s knowledge she was saved and in turn become a international celebrity and inspirational heroine.

  8. Nour

    Safiya s story is moving but the way it s written is a bit boring, the writer doesn t stress on the much important aspects It s sad to know that there are places on our planet that still living in the barbaric dark ages.

  9. Rhonda

    Very sad how some cultures can treat women in such a cruel waya true story well written as spoken by Safiya Hussaini Tungar Tudu

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