News

22/4/2004
The Jordanian government imprisons women threatened with “honor” crimes rather than the male relatives who threaten them, Human Rights Watch said in a recent report.
20/4/2004
Fatou Sow, Claude Abati and Wassyla Tamzali discuss the current issues of the debate surrounding the banning of headscarves in French schools.
19/4/2004
Justice is not being done in Gujarat and the state government is proactively responsible for this terrible breakdown.
16/4/2004
By recognising the right of religious institutions to interfere in the exercise of European public powers, Article 51 contradicts the principle of separation between public and religious institutions.
16/4/2004
The Pakistan government's move to abolish five percent reservation for women in government jobs has evoked sharp criticism from activists and the opposition, which, recently introduced a bill demanding an increase in job reservations for them.
15/4/2004
Sri Lankans must wonder if their patricians could ever be trusted to deliver on an opportunity to remake the country.
15/4/2004
The bill imposes stiff penalties which include up to 25 years imprisonment for those in gay relationships.
14/4/2004
Currently the ICC is undergoing an enormous recruitment process to staff the Court in preparation for it’s substantive work.
13/4/2004
A strategy for the West to counter Islamic extremism by supporting Islamic moderates has been put forward in a report funded in part by a conservative American foundation.
9/4/2004
On 6th April, Women in Black together with citizens of Serbia, protested under the slogan "Not in our name, not with our money."