We have heard from friends who say, "Thanks to everybody who participated in this solidarity action, the website of the Iranian Presidency drastically slowed down and came to a halt several times on the 18th and 19th of June. We can be sure they have received the word. We are ending this action for now with an urgent note."
On 6 June, Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), along with Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Susan Davis (D-CA), and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), introduced legislation to help enhance the lives of Iraqi women.
Dreams of a long-awaited marriage between a Qatari woman and her Lebanese fiancé were dashed after the authorities rejected their marriage request, a lawyer said yesterday, warning that many Qataris are facing the same ordeal.
WLUML has received an urgent request from the Committee of Women’s Petition (CWP), Bahrain. WLUML strongly urges you to take action in support of the group of women from Bahrain linked with the Committee of Women’s Petition and ensure their safe return to Bahrain following their campaigning visit to Europe in support of Bahrain’s proposed Family Code.
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad has appointed former culture minister Najah Al Attar as a Second Vice-President, the official news agency Sana reported. Najah is the first woman to hold such a high position in Syria.