Jadaliyya (J): Recent events in Iraq have been rather dramatic. What led to these developments?

Sri Lanka is in its worse law and order practice in the History once again. Three deaths amongst injured Muslims have confirmed so far following the Aluthgama riots ignited yesterday. 

On the Occupation of Mosul and the Cities of Western Iraq

The Iraqi society is suffering unprecedented crisis that threatens the future of peaceful co-existence of citizens, and augments genocides and civil conflicts based on the sectarian identities that were established on the Iraqi population, and were strengthened throughout more than a decade of the American occupation to Iraq.

Amid worsening armed violence in Iraq, the Baghdad-based Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq is working to help women who have been harmed and driven out of their homes. The group is reaching out to cities with the largest numbers of women displaced by the fighting.

Schoolgirls stand in a Maiduguri classroom burnt by Boko Haram in May. Attacks by the Islamist group have risen in recent months. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images

28 May 2014

In response to the kidnapping by Boko Haram of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria, the world has mobilised around the BringBackOurGirls hashtag, creating an online frenzy and taking to streets and embassies.  Among those protesting for the safe return of the schoolgirls have been various friends and partners from around the Women Living Under Muslim Laws network.

  هجوم مسلح على مدرسة بنات وخطف ما بين مئتين 200 ومائة وتسع وعشرين 129 فتاة، تتراوح أعمارهن بين 15-18، خبر صادم بكل ما يحمل من هول الأرقام والمضمون ونحن لم نستكمل. ونأتي إلى تحديد المكان لنتنفس الصعداء، ربما، فهذا الحادث الكارثي يجري في مكان بعيد، في شمال شرق دولة في غرب إفريقيا، يعني بعيدة عنا.. هناك في نيجيريا في مدينة تشيبوك من ولاية بورنو الاثنين الماضي (14 أبريل 2014)، أيضاً بعيدة ولا تربطنا بها إلا خطوط واهية من التضامن الإسلامي والأوبيكي (نسبة إلى منظمة الأوبك).