News

28/3/2003
Jo Wilding is a British woman in Baghdad, staying there as a human rights observer - going out, taking witness statements for possible legal cases and reporting on the situation.
26/3/2003
Following her trip to Baghdad from 5-9 March 2003, Farida Akhter writes about her experiences and thoughts.
25/3/2003
An appeal, due to begin in northern Nigeria for Amina Lawal, a Muslim woman convicted of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning, has been postponed because the judges failed to turn up.
25/3/2003
Egypt's Court of Cassation has twice overturned the politically motivated sentences handed down by the State Security Court against Saad Eddin Ibrahim and other Ibn Khaldun co-defendents.
21/3/2003
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.
19/3/2003
Within hours American and British military forces are expected to attack Iraq in a war that has no international legal sanction.
19/3/2003
Once again gender apartheid is being instituted in grave violations of the human rights of girls and women in Afghanistan. This time, the attacks are coming from warlords.
18/3/2003
Arab women are generally portrayed as victimised, subservient.
18/3/2003
An Egyptian court has jailed 21 men for three years each for practising homosexuality in a retrial after their original sentences were quashed on presidential orders.