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Iraqi Women, Secularists Protest Law That Would Allow Marriage Of 9-Year-Old Girls
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, Education, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, politics, society, Womens Rights )

- 620 days ago -
Dozens of women gathered in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday to protest a proposed law that would allow girls in the country to be married off at just nine years old
Iraq Attacks Kill 70 as Gunmen Make Gains in Anbar
World  (tags: al-qaeda, violence, bomb attacks, shootings, Iraq, Bhagdadagh )

- 676 days ago -
Iraq's prime minister warned that al-Qaeda was trying to turn a vast chunk of his country into an "evil statelet" last night after one of the worst days of violence in months. A combination of bomb attacks and shootings claimed the lives of at least 75
OP-ED: Would as Many as 1 Million Be Alive If the Media Had Done Its Job
World  (tags: war, world, society, media, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, iraq )

- 687 days ago -
A recent poll asked people in Britain how many Iraqis had been killed as a result of the invasion of Iraq in 2003. The answers they gave were shocking.
For Kurdish Women, It's a Double Revolution
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, iraq, Kurdish Women, news, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, conflict, society )

- 752 days ago -
Today, the role played by women in Syria's Kurdish areas is tangible from the very leadership of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the dominant party among Syrian Kurds.
*Take Action* Transparency to Fight Extreme Poverty Join With ONE
World  (tags: africa, asia, children, china, conflict, death, Food, humanrights, iran, iraq, middle-east, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, violence, world )

- 811 days ago -
We need your voice not your money. Please sign and share and help over come World Poverty.
Iraqi Militia Vows to Attack US Interests If Syria Hit
World  (tags: government, violence, military, Iraq, Syria, war, violence, usa, world, UnitedNations, politics, conflict, middle-east, humanrights, freedoms, death, ethics, crime )

- 818 days ago -
"All their interests and facilities in Iraq and the region will be targeted by our militants if the United States insists on attacking Syria," a spokesman for the Iraqi militia group al-Nujaba'a told Reuters by telephone, without giving details.
Video: Let's Voice Our Support for Legal Empowerment, Including Property Rights - See More at: Http://Blog.Brac.Net/2013/08/L ets
World  (tags: law, freedoms, world, rights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, corruption, ethics, europe, freedoms, GoodNews, humanrights, HumanRights, iran, iraq, israel, middle-east, usa, world, society )

- 835 days ago -
There's rising momentum in the world today for legal empowerment of the poor. There's growing recognition that the law need to work for everyone, rich and poor, and that without full legal rights, including access to legal services, a legal identity & p
Taxi To The Dark Side   video
World  (tags: UN International Day In Support of Victi, United States, Afghanistan, Iraq, Guantanamo Bay, Dilawar of Yakubi, Taxi to The Dark Side, taxi driver, torture, war crimes )

- 882 days ago -
June 26 is UN International Day In Support of Victims of Torture. This is in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed.
US 'Military Support' in Syria Will Lead to Full-Scale War, Critics Warn
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, death, government, iran, iraq, middle-east, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, Syria, violence, war )

- 894 days ago -
Cockburn hightlighted the complexities of the conflict, of which the U.S., Russia, and others have already involved themselves in several ways. According to Cockburn, the conflict has become a "proxy war" between several foreign interests vying for power:
UN Publishes Report on Surveillance and Freedom of Expression
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, china, ethics, europe, freedoms, GoodNews, government, humanrights, HumanRights, iran, iraq, israel, media, middle-east, politics, society, UnitedNations, unitednations, world, usa )

- 900 days ago -
A newly released UN report warns that human rights standards have fallen behind rapid advances in surveillance technology, arguing that states have an obligation to "revise national laws regulating [surveillance] in line with human rights standards."
Iraq at Crossroads as Bombs Explode
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, iraq, middle-east, news, society, humanrights, government, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 939 days ago -
Latest violence has led to fears of sectarian war in Iraq
Stop the Execution of Abdullah Al-Qahtani in Iraq - URGENT Action !
World  (tags: Iraq, executions, humanrights, death, torture, sharia law, Al quaeda )

- 966 days ago -
Saudi Arabian national Abdullah al-Qahtani was viciously beaten, burned and asphyxiated into "confessing" to being a member of al-Qaida. That's not all. Today, Abdullah al-Qahtani could be executed in Iraq for a false confession.
Take Action: Funding to Aid Victims of Torture
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, middle-east, iran, iraq, humans, palestine, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, society, UnitedNations, unit )

- 981 days ago -
During the next several months, Congress will consider whether or not to increase funding for the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture. The Fund provides important support for torture treatment programs around the world. The U.S.has long been the F
Historic UN Code Adopted to Combat Violence Against Women
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, conflict, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, government, goodnews, GoodNews, middle-east, politics, society, violence, usa, world, UnitedNations, unitednations, iran, iraq, HumanRights )

- 983 days ago -
Iran, Libya, Sudan and other Muslim nations ended threats to block the declaration and agreed to language stating that violence against women could not be justified by "any custom, tradition or religious consideration."
Sunni and Shia Divided in Iraq, the Land of Cain and Abel
World  (tags: world, politics, religions, Shia vs. Sunni, iraq, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, society, news )

- 983 days ago -
Muslim brothers killing Muslim brothers in spates of violence between the Sunni and Shia sects rippling out in waves across the Middle East.

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