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Island of Jersey Approves Same-Sex Marriage - Seattle Gay News/ Volume 43 Issue 39
World  (tags: Island of Jersey, Channel Islands, Duchy of Normandy, same-sex marriage, marriage equality, LGBT Rights, Human Rights, civil partnerships, divorce )

- 1332 days ago -
One of the Channel Islands between England and France, Jersey is legally a Bailiwick of the old Duchy of Normandy, whose Dukes became Kings of England in 1066. Elizabeth II is Queen of Jersey, but the island is not part of the UK, it is self-governing
Criminal Behavior By Rabbis Should Never Be Used to Condemn All Jews
World  (tags: Rabbi, kidnapping, Jews, Jewish, divorce, federal, jury, brutal, methods, tools, handcuffs, electric, cattle, prods, torture, Mendel, Epstein, Jay, Goldstein, Binyamin, Stimler )

- 1492 days ago -
A rabbi accused of using brutal tactics to force unwilling Jewish men to divorce their wives was convicted on conspiracy to commit kidnapping. Two other rabbis, Jay Goldstein and Binyamin Stimler, could face life terms when sentenced.
Iran's Divorce Rate Stirs Fears of Society in Crisis
World  (tags: iran, society, politics, ethics, humans, world, divorce, marriage, culture, interesting )

- 3088 days ago -
Divorce is skyrocketing in Iran. Over a decade, the number each year has roughly tripled to a little more than 150,000 in 2010 from around 50,000 in 2000, according to official figures. Nationwide, there is one divorce for every seven marriages
20% of Divorces in USA Attributed to Facebook
World  (tags: Divorce, America, USA, Facebook, Social Media, Cheating )

- 3094 days ago -
In a shocking revelation, it came to light that at least 20% of divorces in the US are linked to social networking site Facebook in one way or another.
Tiger Woods and Wife Elin Nordegren Are Divorced
World  (tags: tiger wood, golf, couple, divorce )

- 3194 days ago -
Tiger Woods and his wife Elin Nordegren have divorced, the couple said in a statement posted on the world number one golfer's website.
Girl, 12, Divorces 80-Year-Old Husband
World  (tags: saudi arabia, marriage, divorce, tradition, off-beat, odd, interesting, bizarre, unusual, women, world, society, culture, safety, society, women, world, rights, religion, culture, ethics, freedoms, abuse, child, children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ch )

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- 3317 days ago -
The case of a 12-year-old Saudi Arabian girl who successfully won a divorce from her 80-year-old husband could prompt the Arab kingdom to introduce a minimum marriage age, the Telegraph of London reports.
Child Bride Gets Her Divorce
World  (tags: humanrights, Yemen, child bride, child marriage, divorce, journalists, escape, terrible treatment, husband, Islam, age debate, minimum )

- 3342 days ago -
SANAA, March 28 2010 (IRIN) - Throngs of journalists pushed forward to get a picture of 12-year-old Sally al-Sabahi as she signed her divorce papers in the Yemeni capital on 27 March. As she dipped her thumb in dark ink and pressed it next to her name on
Tiny Voices Defy Child Marriage in Yemen - Landmark Divorce Suit Brought By Ten-Yr-Old
World  (tags: Yemen, deeply conservative, Arab, child marriage, common, rare public exposure, Yemeni girls, cycle of poverty, landmark legal case, divorce )

- 3980 days ago -
Arwa left her husband's house & ran to local hospital, to complain he'd been beating & sexually abusing her for 8 months. That alone surprising in Yemen. Even more so: Arwa's only 9 yrs old! 2nd child bride to come forward in <month. New movement spurred
Iraqi Mother Who Defied Honour-Killing Father Murdered - Gunned Down On Way To Safety
World  (tags: Iraq, Basra, honour killing, women's rights, daughter, seventeen, father, no remorse, no punishment, brutal, mother, denounced, divorce, beatings, broken arm, hiding, safe houses, reprisals, escape, Jordan, gunned down, street )

- 4007 days ago -
5 wks ago Leila Hussein told chilling story of how husband'd killed 17-yr-old daughter over friendship with UK soldier. Now Leila, who'd been in hiding, has been gunned down in cold blood. Fearing reprisals, she'd been in hiding, moving from 1safe house
Saudi Women Send Petition to King Abdullah
World  (tags: Women's Rights, Saudi Arabia, Divorce )

- 4488 days ago -
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A group of Saudi women have filed a petition asking King Abdullah to reinstate the marriage of a couple forced to divorce under Islamic law. An appeals court in Saudi Arabia upheld the divorce

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