daily.bhaskar.com 23 February 2012
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police commissioner to submit a status report on an "Islamist” website (www.shariah4hind.com) within a week.
A bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Shah Endlaw was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, president of the Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena. The PIL has sought a ban on the website as it has allegedly threatened communal harmony in India.
Medical News Today 16 February 2012
Female genital mutilation, also known as FGM refers to all procedures which partially or completely remove the external female genitalia. FGM also includes any other injury to a woman's or girl's genitalia for reasons other than medical ones. In most parts of the world, FGM is done by non-medical practitioners who also attend childbirths and carry out male circumcisions. According to WHO (World Health Organization), over 18% of all female genital mutilation procedures are carried out by health care professionals in clinical setting, a trend which appears to be growing.
Citizen Warrior 15 February 2012
ROBERT SPENCER asks the question: Should the Quran be banned? Here's a quote from his book, The Complete Infidel's Guide to the Koran:
They tried to ban it in India.
In March 1985, two Hindus, Chandmal Chopra and Sital Singh, entered a Writ Petition at the Calcutta High Court alleging that the Koran violated Indian law because it "incites violence, disturbs public tranquility, promotes, on ground of religion, feelings of enmity, hatred and ill-will between different religious communities and insults other religions or religious beliefs and other communities of India."
British Islamist Anjem Choudary Launches 'Shariah for India,' Vows to Demolish Hindu Temples and Bollywood
In a coordinated terror attack, an Israeli embassy car exploded today when a magnetic bomb stuck to it went off in a high security area here critically injuring a woman diplomat hours after a car bomb was defused near its
The signature of ACTA by European countries does not mean the deal is done, needs to be ratified by the European Parliament.
They will vote on june 2012 to either ratify or reject ACTA. Please read more how to act and call your MPs, tell them tovote against ratification. This would disarm ACTA in Europe.
Ghana Business News 7 February 2012
Statistics at the World Health Organization (WHO), indicate that an estimated number of 140 million girls in the world have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Mrs Florence Ali, President of the Ghana Association for Women’s Welfare (GAWW) who disclosed this, said female genital mutilation is a violation of several human rights including the right to life, physical integrity and that three million girls and women are at risk of being subjected to the practice.”
worldandmedia.com 30 January 2012
6 February 2012
The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation is observed each year to raise awareness about this practice.