Women's rights

Video: Channel 4 - Rape in the City

Kitman TV 22 March 2011

In this episode the dispatches teams went through the data on convicted gang-rapists and reveal an outragious disproportion of blacks and mixed-race perpetrators.


The Islamization of Chechnya

The Propagandist 22 March 2011
By Aymenn Jawad

A recent report by Human Rights Watch (HRW), entitled ‘You Dress According To Their Rules’, should highlight the growing need for policymakers in Moscow to counter the


The Pedophile Pirate

prophetofdoom.net 21 March 2011

Chairman Muhammad settled into his public housing project and immediately began to act like the fool he had become. Ishaq:235 "In the year of the Prophet's arrival, Abu Umamah died from a rattling


British Muslim Miss Universe hopeful receives death threat

TODAYonline 21 March 2011

LONDON - When Ms Shanna Bukhari decided she wanted to be the first Muslim to represent Britain in a global beauty pageant, she suspected the road ahead might not be smooth, but nothing


Prophet of Doom Chapter 8: The Abused Abuser

ProphetofDoom.net 20 March 2011
By Craig Winn
Also available as PDF and MP3 Audio.

It must have been hot in Mecca. Tempers were flying. As the hajj season approached, Muhammad became a menace. The merchants knew that if he started babbling his nonsense to the pilgrims, it would detrimentally impact the Ka'aba Inc.'s revenue streams and their pocketbooks. So at a meeting Muhammad had called to present his claims, Abu Lahab, the prophet's uncle, said: Ishaq:118 "'Muhammad is trying to bewitch you.' With that the Quraysh got up and left before the Messenger could speak. The following day they gathered again. This time the Apostle said, 'Kinsmen, I know of no Arab who has come to his people with a nobler message than mine. I have brought you the best of this world and the next.'"


Phyllis Chesler: Turning a blind eye to Islam’s brutal treatment of women

missioneuropakmartell 14 March 2011
By Phyllis Chesler

My feminist generation believed in universal human rights — one standard for all. I still do. Therefore, I have taken a strong stand against the persecution of immigrant women and dissidents. I now


Pakistan: Islamic Clerics Protest Women Wearing Padded Bras as 'Devil's Cushions'

Fox News  14 March 2011

The Council of Islamic Ideology in Pakistan has protested the use of padded and colourful bras by Muslim women, and recommended that Pakistani Muslim researchers should try to invent an innerwear


Tunisian Islamists urge polygamy ban

Vancouver Sun 11 March 2011
By Daphne Bramham

TUNIS – While calling for lifting decades-long ban on hijab, Tunisia's newly legalized Islamic movement reiterated support for an official ban on polygamy in the north African country. "Ennahda


Rights groups concerned about women in Muslim Chechnya

TrustLaw  11 March 2011
By Amie Ferris-Rotman

Women in Russia's Muslim Chechnya region are being violently forced by authorities to wear Islamic dress, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, calling on the Kremlin to take


Europe: 'Virginity surgery' on the rise

Deutsche-Welle 10 March 2011
By Laura Schweiger

Facing cultural and religious pressure, women are turning to hymenoplasty surgery to give the illusion that they are virgins before marriage. The operation is particularly popular among Europe's


How Often Do You Beat Your Wife?

English Defence League 10 March 2011

The following comes from a Guardian report that does it's very best to cover for the fact that sharia courts, which dispense Islamic law based on Islamic theology and texts, just don't match western


Council of States dismisses burka ban

The Council of States dismissed a notion to ban burka wearing in Switzerland. The religious veil, which some Muslim women wear to cover their head and face, has been the subject of much


Muslim women 'should not travel more than 48 miles from home without male chaperone'

Telegraph.co.uk 10 March 2011
By Dean Nelson

The ruling was made by the Darul Uloom Deoband, the leading Islamic university founded in northern India in 1866, which has millions of followers from Bangladesh and Pakistan to


• Danish minister: Become like us or stay away

Jyllands-Posten 9 March 2011

Danish MP Søren Pind had hardly assumed his new position as minister for integration from Birthe Rønn Hornbech before he declared himself prepared to tighten immigration laws further. Foreigners are to become Danes, or refrain from settling in Denmark entirely.


Report on Turkish progress towards EU membership

European Parliament 9 March 2011

This is the report on Turkish progress (or rather lack thereof) towards fulfilling the criteria for negotiating EU membership. Note in particular the extensive problems living up to the Copenhagen Criteria, the conditions for EU candidate countries that should have been fulfilled prior to the opening of accession negotiations on October 3rd, 2005.


Escalated horror against the Egyptic Copts

VladTepesBlog.com 9 March 2011
By Eeyore

I have been fortunate indeed to have had people sending me videos and audio interviews with people both who have been at the scene of carnage as well as eye witnesses to abuse of the Coptic peoples of Egypt.


For Turkish women the killing never stops

Hurriyet Daily News 9 March 2011

Every day, a woman is killed in Turkey in the name of "honor,” something that should be stopped immediately, the United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA, said in a statement for International


On the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day -- What Are Feminists Doing About Honor Killings?

Fox News  9 March 2011
By Phyllis Chesler

When my Second Wave generation of feminists started out, Gender Fairness committees did not exist nor did as many women lawyers and judges or the number of feminist lawyers,


'Honour' killings plan does not go far enough, says women's rights group

The Guardian 9 March 2011
By Rachel Williams

New government plans for tackling violence against women and girls will not go far enough to help victims of "honour" violence, campaigners have claimed. The Iranian and


Women in polygamous marriages suffering psychological torture

Arab News  9 March 2011

JEDDAH: Although Islam permits men taking more than one wife, the issue of polygamy remains a controversial one with many Saudi women dead set against sharing their husbands with others.

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