Baroness Cox: Courts backing polygamy and discriminating against women
Under the Arbitration Act of 1996, Muslims in the UK were empowered to resolve certain legal matters within their faith in a similar way to that already granted to Jewish Beth Din courts. These allow adherents of (mostly orthodox) Judaism to settle matters according to their religious faith without the matter entering civil law.
artistic freedom 18 April 2013
- Violations of artistic freedom of expression was monitored and documented by Freemuse on this website as part of the world conference ‘All that is Banned is Desired’
The documentation found the basis for a statistical compilation presenting a glimpse of the situation for artists worldwide in 2012 and includes cases in more than 50 countries across the fields of dance, film, music, theatre, visual arts and literature (journalists are not included).
Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain 13 March 2013
Countless individuals accused of apostasy and blasphemy face threats, imprisonment, and execution
Blasphemy laws in over 30 countries and apostasy laws in over 20 aim primarily to restrict thought, expression and the rights of Muslims, ex-Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
Nearly 200,000 girls in the European Union are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) and the bloc must initiate a broad, coordinated action plan to combat the issue, Amnesty International campaigners say
FGM, a traditional practice in which all or parts of the external female genitalia are removed, is found in 28 African countries, pockets of the Middle East and Asia, as well as Western countries with immigrant populations.
Dispatch International 26 February 2013
- Dispatch International launches fundraiser to sue the newspapers Aftonbladet, Helsingborgs Dagblad and others for libel
Swedish mainstream media is sinking ever deeper into the swamp of lies. They revile people who assert their right to free expression, call people critical of Islam and immigration ‘racists’, yet refuse to print anything about the massive problems that mass immigration to Sweden have caused.
Hannah Osborne 8 February 2013
It is estimated that 140 million women and girls are living with the consequences of female genital mutilation (FGM) and that at least 30 million are still vulnerable to the threat of being cut
A report by the United Nations Population Fund and UNICEF found that, while fewer girls and women at are risk, the practice is still rife in many countries. Released in conjunction with the International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting on 6 February, the report looked at 29 countries where FGM takes place as a cultural practice.
Deutsche Welle 6 February 2013
Between 130 and 150 million women are victims of genital mutilation - most of them are Africans. Now, doctors, teachers and social workers in Germany are increasingly being confronted by this practice
Somalian Jawahir Cumar moved to Germany with her parents when she was a girl. Later, on a visit to her grandparents' village when she was 20, Jawahir witnessed the funeral of young girl who had bled to death after being "circumcised."
FrontPage Magazine 30 January 2013
Erick Stackelbeck recently sat down with Dr. Jamie Glazov, managing editor of Frontpagemag.com, to discuss a new petition on Frontpage defending Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann against an Islamist/leftist-wing smear campaign.