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Stop Virginity Exams for Women to Join the Indonesian Police.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, religion, rights, police, women, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

Gregory
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Many women feel degraded, violated and sometimes painful exams to see if they are still a virgin just to apply to join the Indonesian National Police. Please join in protesting this unnecessary testing for women just to apply to join the police force.
Iran Threatens to Flood Gaza With 'Millions' of Iranian Fighters
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, Gaza, Syria, Muslims, Islam, Middle East, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, politics, religion, rights, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 6 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The head of Iran's Basij paramilitary force has claimed it is raising an army of "millions" to flood Gaza and Syria to support Tehran's allies.
Islamic Human Slaughterhouses For Christians Discovered
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, Christians, slaughter, organ theft, corruption, crime, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 6 days ago - madworldnews.com
The slaughterhouses, much like those for butchering livestock, have been discovered in Albania, Syria, and the Balkans, in which prisoners, particularly Christians, are being used for their organs.
Iraqi TV Host Breaks Down in Tears at Plight of Christians   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Christians, Iraq, ISIS, culture, ethics, media, religion, sadness, violence )

Sabina
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
Iraqi Poet Abu Al-Hassanein Al-Rub'i: "The Christians have done nothing wrong. They haven't hurt a soul. On the contrary, they are peaceful people, who love all sects. They are honorable people, with high moral values.
Save the Iraqi Christian Community!
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Iraqis, Christians, Islam, Muslims, war, ISIS, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 9 days ago - citizengo.org
Today, the world is witnessing the mass persecution and genocide of the Iraqi Christian population. Sadly, the international community has expressed very little concern about their fate, with few coming to their aid. The disappearance of the Christian
Teenage Saudi Girl Won't Have to Marry 90-Year-Old
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi, marriage, Islam, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, religion, rights, women )

Sabina
- 9 days ago - meforum.org
A Saudi teenager, told she would marry a handsome young man whom she had been allowed to meet, was shocked when she discovered that her father had tricked her and that her groom was a man in his nineties. She is 17-years old.
Syria Region Defies ISIS, Issues Women's Rights Decree
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, Syria, ISIS, Kurds, Christians, religion, Yazidis )

Beatrice
- 13 days ago - english.alarabiya.net
Officials in a predominantly Kurdish province of northeastern Syria have issued a women's rights decree, monitors said on Sunday, in an apparent rebuke to the hardline views of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgents who have advanced in the
Saudi Arabia Arrests Prominent Female Human Rights Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, freedoms, Islam, Muslims, human rights, government, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 15 days ago - clarionproject.org
Suad al-Shamari, co-founder of the Saudi Liberal Network along with Raif Badawi, is being held in a Jeddah prison, on charges of insulting Islam.
Free Ghoncheh From Prison for Attending a Volleyball Match
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, culture, death, dishonesty, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, Islam, Muslims, Iran, Sharia law )

Sabina
- 15 days ago - change.org
Since June 2014 my younger sister is in solitary confinement in Tehran. She was arrested for going to a men's volleyball match. Ghoncheh is a British Iranian dual citizen. She was there to watch a game. She was arrested because of a misunderstanding.
STOP Honor Killing of 10 Year Old RAPE Survivor *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, children, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, murder, politics, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
Ten-year-old Brishna, a girl living in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, was raped by a mullah in her local mosque. Although the mullah, Mohammad Amin, was arrested, tried, and sentenced to 20 years in prison, Brishna's ordeal is not over: She is in grave ...
Stop Honor Killing of 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor
Society & Culture  (tags: Afghainistan, Muslims, Islam, Honor killings, abuse, child, crime, culture, death, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 21 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Brishna, a 10-year old girl from Kunduz province in Afghanistan, was raped by a local mullah in May 2014. While she was recovering in the hospital, her family and community members threatened to kill her and "dump her in the river."
ISIS Snuffs Out Ancient Christianity
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Muslims, Islam, Christianity, Egypt )

Sabina
- 22 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
In Egypt, a young Coptic Christian man, accused of blaspheming Islam for simply "liking" an Arabic-language Facebook page, was sentenced to six years in prison.
Iranians Protest Over Acid Attacks Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, sports, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 22 days ago - theguardian.com
Thousands of people have staged a protest in Isfahan, Iran's top tourist destination, demanding authorities bring to an end a spate of acid attacks on young women that has sparked horror and outrage.
Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Islamic Center of NM
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Albuquerque New Mexico, Islamic Center of NM, Molotov cocktail, hate crime, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, ethics, culture, law, freedoms, violence, crime )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - krqe.com
Albuquerque police are on the hunt for the suspect who threw a Molotov cocktail at an Islamic center in Albuquerque. The incident happened between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Islamic Center of New Mexico near Yale and Avenida Caesar Chavez.
Save Christian Mom Asia Bibi From Execution - Please Sign Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Pakistan, violence, women, Islam, Christianity, Muslims, hanging, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, government, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Sabina
- 36 days ago - aclj.org
Asia Bibi was falsely accused of "blasphemy" - speaking against the prophet Muhammad. Now this wife and mother of five will hang for her Christian faith. She would be the first woman executed under Pakistan's Sharia blasphemy law.
 

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