After spending most of the past 18 months in prison, Egypt's most prominent advocate for democracy and human rights, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, has been freed by the country's highest criminal court.
Imams are learning about Dutch norms.
Une recente decision gouvernementale d'accorder aux femmes 30 sieges dans la prochaine Chambre des representants.
The authorities in Bangladesh have banned the latest novel by the feminist writer, Taslima Nasreen.
In Pakistan, the blasphemy law has only acted as a catalyst to abuse the innocent in the name of religious honour. Is Islam so brittle and vulnerable that it can easily be dishonoured by a so-called 'insane' statement?
Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim and 27 associates at the Ibn Khaldun Centre for Developmental Studies (ICDS) were first arrested on June 30, 2000.
Former Jordanian parliamentarian Toujan al-Faisal was given amnesty by King Abdullah II, on 28 June 2002, after she was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment on charges of undermining the state's sovereignty.
Toujan al-Faisal has been released and vows to continue the fight against corruption.
I am an Arab Jew. Or, more specifically, an Iraqi Israeli woman living, writing and teaching in the U.S. by Dr. Ella Habiba Shohat (originally published in April 1999).
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