[fund] co-optation by politico-religious and/or conservative forces

Khadijeh Moghaddam member of the Mother’s Committee of the One Million Signatures Campaign, and a member of Mothers for Peace, was released on the afternoon of Wednesday April 16, after spending nine days in detention.
Iranian police will confront women in private offices, or even socialising in cafes, whose dress is deemed improper, as part of a continued morality crackdown, Tehran’s police chief said today.
"Muslim sex offenders may be allowed to opt out of a prison treatment programme because it is against their religion, it has emerged."
La campagne mondiale « Arrêtons de tuer et de lapider les femmes ! » (SKSW !) est ravie d’apprendre les nouvelles de la libération de Mokarrameh Ebrahimi et son fils Ali de prison de Choobin, dans Takistan, Qazvin, en Iran, où elle attendait depuis dix ans d’être exécutée par lapidation.
Les familles tunisiennes continueront de célébrer la naissance du Prophète Mahomet en 2008, en dépit des nombreux appels de certaines autorités religieuses à mettre un terme à cette pratique.
Turkey's chief prosecutor has asked the Constitutional Court to ban the governing AK Party, accusing it of anti-secular activities.
Sri Lanka is emerging as a new hub for trans-national Islamic extremism in South Asia.
La majorité est originaire d’alger dont une femme.
A major debate has sparked in Morocco following a call for ulemas to be given a political role. Some say a proposed parliamentary quota indicates respect, while others say the religious scholars should remain neutral and not carry political labels.
Mohamed Nasheed, Minister for Information, Legal Reform and the Arts, has said he believes it is “unfortunate” that most of the country’s judges come from a background in Shari’ah law, and warned of “the invisible, uncodified world which is Islamic law”.
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