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Marriage or rape? 90-year-old Saudi man weds 15-year old girl #Vaw #WTFnews

Monday, 07 January 2013 Close friends of the bride’s family said she was frightened on the wedding night and she locked herself up in the room for two successive days. (Photo courtesy of www.youm7.com ) By Reem Hanbazazah Al Arabiya… Continue Reading →

London-Protest against sexual violence in India @7thJan 2013

7th January 2013 at 4-7pm Outside the Indian High Commission, London, WC2B 4NA WARNING: The details below of the gang rape that took place recently on 16 December might be graphic and/or upsetting for some. Please share this with your friends, colleagues, activists,… Continue Reading →

A victory against modern day slavery- HRW

December 1, 2012 Nisha Varia World Report 2012: A Landmark Victory for Domestic Workers Governments may never be able to count the number of women and girls who escape getting trapped into domestic servitude due to better labour standards. But… Continue Reading →

Real War on Women -Saudi Arabia implements electronic tracking system for women

By Agence France-Presse Thursday, November 22, 2012 10:54 EST, Thde raw story RIYADH — Denied the right to travel without consent from their male guardians and banned from driving, women in Saudi Arabia are now monitored by an electronic system… Continue Reading →

A day before Kasab’s hanging, India voted against abolition of death penalty at UN

NDTV, Nov 21. 2012 United Nations: A record 110 countries backed a resolution voted every two years at a UN General Assembly committee calling for the abolition of the death penalty. The vote tears apart traditional alliances at the United… Continue Reading →

Khan, Taliban and the Crackpot Science

By Anas Abbas | DAWN.COM If nothing else we Pakistani agree on one thing. Whatever little hope there appears is the last hope. A recent example of this was the invention of water as fuel for cars, which soon came crashing down. When… Continue Reading →

Fasih Mehmood case: We are unaware of any state module of terror, says Bihar DGP

Tarique Anwar, Dailybhaskar.com | Oct 24, 2012, New Delhi:  The Bihar Police Headquarters on Tuesday said they are not aware of Bihar terror module allegedly run by suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Fasih Mehmood, who has been deported to India after five months of… Continue Reading →

Fasih Mohammed deported from Saudi Arabia, arrested in Delhi

New Delhi:  NDTV , Oct 22, 2012 Fasih Mohammad, an  alleged accused of a key role in bomb blasts in Delhi and Bangalore, has been arrested at the Delhi airport after he was deported by Saudi Arabia.India believes that Mohammad,… Continue Reading →

Don’t Fear All Islamists, Fear Salafis

  By ROBIN WRIGHT Published: August 19, 2012 For Op-Ed, follow@nytopinion and to hear from the editorial page editor, Andrew Rosenthal, follow@andyrNYT. THIS spring, I traveled to the cradle of the Arab uprisings — a forlorn street corner in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, where… Continue Reading →

Free and fair: Saudi Arabia to build a women-only city

Saudi Arabia is planning to build a new city exclusively for women as it bids to combine strict Sharia law and career minded females, pursuing work. It is thought the Saudi Industrial Property Authority (Modon) has been asked to bring… Continue Reading →

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