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8/1/2004
I often wondered what kept many of my compatriots from knowing some of the true heroes in their own midst. Is it because we are less enthusiastic about knowing the achievements of a fellow citizen than finding about their scandals?
31/12/2003
It is with the greatest sadness and profound shock that we are informing you that our dear friend Salma Sobhan of Bangladesh has died.
22/12/2003
Human rights organisations had little to celebrate on this year's Human Rights Day, writes Mariz Tadros.
22/12/2003
The Algerian government has set up a commission to revise the north African country's family code to improve women's rights, an official said on Monday.
22/12/2003
Religious fanaticism must be countered effectively.
22/12/2003
Association for Communal Harmony (ACHA), USA, gave Communal Harmony award for 2002-2003 to Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer on 7th December, 2003 in Oregon state. A function to give award was held on 8th December, 2003 and it was broadcast by a Radio channel.
17/12/2003
Women delegates at Afghanistan's loya jirga, or grand assembly, have accused their male colleagues of trying to leave them out of leadership positions.
15/12/2003
The violence in Gujarat has still not ended. This is one of the conclusions of the report, "Threatened Existence: a feminist analysis of the genocide in Gujarat", by the International Initiative for Justice in Gujarat.
15/12/2003
Judges will give legal sanction to disputes between Muslims.