Gates of Vienna 22 June 2011
Attacking the messenger
by Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff
Gates of Vienna 21 June 2011
JLH sends his translation of a German-language TV review from Politically Incorrect . I am as amazed as the translator that the film described could have appeared on any Western state-sponsored TV network, and in Germany, of all places.
We certainly would never see anything like it on PBS here in the USA — much less on CBS, NBC, ABC, etc. Nor can I imagine that it would be aired in Canada, Australia, or the UK. This is a breakthrough:
TrustLaw 17 June 2011
LONDON - Afghanistan, Congo and Pakistan are the world's most dangerous countries for women due to a barrage of threats ranging from violence and rape to dismal healthcare and "honour killngs", a Thomson Reuters Foundation expert poll showed on Wednesday.
Family Security Matters 16 June 2011
By Dr. Laina Farhat-Holzman
President Kennedy urged American youth to consider a stint in the Peace Corps where they could help the world's poor and spread American values. Thousands have heeded this call, and for many, their time abroad was a valuable learning experience. But for many others, mostly young women, there was a big problem that was swept under the carpet until now: rape.
A small group of women rallied outside the Saudi embassy Wednesday to protest the kingdom’s ban on female drivers. "They have international support, that we do believe in them. We do believe that women have the right to drive,” said Moshtayeen Ahmad, one of the protesters.
Maryam Namazie speaking at the Atheist Alliance International conference in Dublin, June 2011. Maryam gave the keynote speech followed by a question and answer session.