On Tuesday morning, a 25-year-old woman by the name of Farzana Iqbal was beaten to death by her family. Farzana was on her way to the Lahore High Court when her father, her brother, and a mob of family members attacked her with guns. When they missed, she ran but her brother grabbed her headscarf, making her fall down. As she lay on the ground, she begged for her life. In response, her family members smashed her head in with bricks.
في مطلع شهر نيسان الحالي أقر البرلمان اللبناني قانون حماية النساء وسائر أفراد الأسرة من العنف الأسري، غير أن هذا القانون يبدو في شكله الحالي غير متوافق مع الصيغة التي سعت منظمات المجتمع المدني الى التأكيد عليها.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-born U.S. citizen who is known -- among other things -- for her radical views on Islam. Her supporters consider her a leading critic, while many others believe she is guilty of Islamophobia and bigotry. I think she is a perfect case to educate people on the difference between the two.