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The Democratic League for Women's Rights (LDDF) urge you to support Maria Makrem who was recently attacked and threatened by the Moroccan security services.
La deuxième génération issue de l'immigration va enfin trouver sa place dans la future instance représentative de l'islam de France.
The Gulf state of Oman has appointed a woman minister for the first time.
Emergency legislation used to suppress free expression.
Bétoule Fekkar-Lambiotte, 63 ans. Seule femme du Conseil français du culte musulman, elle vient de démissionner.
Islah’s political sector chairman Mohammed Qahtan announced that his party will not nominate women for the coming parliamentary elections in April 2003.
Due to the multi-ethnic and multi-religious population of Malaysia, a dichotomy exists between Muslims who are predominantly Malays and the non-Muslims. Article 3 of the Malaysian Constitution enacts that Islam is the religion of the nation. However as a provision in Clause (1) of Article 3, it is guaranteed by the Constitution that non-Muslim nationals would be free to profess and practise their own religions.
Ayant reçu le droit de vote en août 2002, les femmes de Bahreïn vont pouvoir participer à leurs premières élections législatives en mai 2003.
On 7th June 1988, the members of the controversially elected parliament of Bangladesh passed the Constitution (8th Amendment) Bill imposing Islam as the state religion of the country which broke away from another religious-based country - Pakistan - only 17 years ago. The four pillars of the Constitution of Bangladesh originally were nationalism, democracy, secularism and socialism. Secularism and socialism were dropped from the Constitution in 1977 to be replaced by ‘total faith in Allah’ and ‘social justice’.