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Stop Honor Killing of 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor
World  (tags: Honor Killings, rape survivor, afghanistan, mullah, mosque, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crime, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, violence, world )

Lone
- 1348 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
Pakistan Sentences Six for 'Honour' Killing
World  (tags: humanrights, world, violence, deaths, Honor Killings )

Rose
- 1625 days ago - news.ninemsn.com.au
A court in Pakistan has sentenced one man to death and five others to life in jail for the murder of three brothers in a so-called "honour killing", lawyers said.
A Tragedy, a Horror, a Crime Against Humanity
World  (tags: world, news, women, Honor Killings, crime )

Rose
- 2864 days ago - belfasttelegraph.co.uk
The details of the murders - of the women beheaded, burned to death, stoned to death, stabbed, electrocuted, strangled and buried alive for the "honour" of their families - are as barbaric as they are shameful.
U.N. Body Adopts Resolution on Religious Defamation
World  (tags: world, UN, Islam, Muslims, Jihad, religion, intolerance, free speech, supression, humanrights, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, terrorism, stoning, beheading, honor killings, violence, ethics )

Tom
- 3396 days ago - reuters.com
An Islamic-dominated United Nations forum on Thursday passed a resolution condemning "defamation of religion" as a human rights violation, despite wide concerns that it could be used to justify curbs on free speech in Muslim countries.
Afghan Student Gets 20 Years For Questioning Women's Rights
World  (tags: world, Afghanistan, government, Islam, Muslim, middle-east, humanrights, freedoms, women, stoning, Koran, Sharia, Mohammed, honor killings )

Tom
- 3412 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
In late 2007, Mr. Kambakhsh, 24, was charged with blasphemy after he allegedly disrupted classes with questions about women's rights in Islamic society. He also distributed an article from the Internet, asking why Islam does not give women equal rights.
Somalia to Get Sharia-Based Law - Al Jazeera
World  (tags: world, Somalia, Sharia, Islamic law, humanrights, freedoms, middle-east, violence, war, politics, government, women, oppression, stoning, honor killings, beheadings, africa )

Tom
- 3413 days ago - english.aljazeera.net
Farhan Ali Mohamed, the information minister, said implementing sharia, or Islamic law, would help end attacks by the militias. Tuesday's move was an attempt to isolate more extreme armed groups by agreeing to a demand supported by much of the Somali pop
CEDAW: Discord Likely Over Ratifying UN Women's Rights Pact
World  (tags: world, women, CEDAW, UN, rights, abortion, prostitution, sexual slavery, discrimination, oppression, government, politics, freedoms, honor killings, stoning, lashes )

Tom
- 3415 days ago - google.com
A global women's rights treaty completed 30 years ago has a better-than-ever chance for U.S. Senate ratification this year, yet the hunt for the needed 67 favorable votes is likely to incur the wrath of activists on both the left and right.
Al Jazeera - Focus - Ending Violence Against Women
World  (tags: World, International Women's Day, CEDAW, discrimination, women, rights, freedom, poverty, violence, honor killings, stoning, lashing, slavery, crime, safety, oppression, voting, work, education, health, families, children )

Tom
- 3415 days ago - english.aljazeera.net
In many countries women are active participants in the political process and have made progress toward economic equality. However, women's rights to life, to physical integrity, to health, education and freedom from violence, remains largely unfulfilled.
Sign Petition: Save Women Now From Oppression and Violence
World  (tags: World, America, Middle-East, government, Islam, Law, Sharia, Arab, Muslim, Women, beatings, stoning, lashes, executions, violence, cruelty, honor killings, beheading, sad )

Tom
- 3416 days ago - petitiononline.com
Women are oppressed, beaten, murdered in America and around the world in the name of Islamic supremacism. We call upon the leaders of the world to take responsibility to SAVE WOMEN NOW from this cruel, vicious, and deadly ideology.
Islamic Honor Killings Take Center Stage On International Women's Day
World  (tags: World, America, Middle-East, government, Islam, Law, Sharia, Arab, Muslim, Women, beatings, stoning, lashes, executions, violence, cruelty, honor killings, sad )

Tom
- 3416 days ago - worldnetdaily.com
It's not enough for Americans to adopt "resolutions" opposing violence when Islamic girls are stoned for being victims of gang-rapes. Such violence has moved into the United States, with beatings and murders, including a recent beheading, documented.
   

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