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.
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.
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”.