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13/6/2003
Just after the liberation of Basra, as I stared at my TV watching the British military commander appoint clerics to help to run Iraq’s second-largest city, I realised that there was something familiar about it all ...
12/6/2003
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12/6/2003
At stake is not just women's rights, but Pakistan's future by Sherry Rehman.
10/6/2003
Islamic activists in Multan, in the Pakistani province of Punjab, have threatened to burn down posters featuring images of women if city officials do not remove them within two days.
10/6/2003
Muslim clerics in Iraq have been taking advantage of the political vacuum left by Saddam Hussein to try to impose their own strict version of Islam.
9/6/2003
Mohammad Shehzad reports, "On a sunny Sunday afternoon I saw maulvis beating women outside the Faisal Mosque. Where is our country heading?"
9/6/2003
Religious police who fined courting couples for holding hands in Malaysia were criticised by the government for being ‘overzealous’ yesterday.
5/6/2003
Amina Lawal has had her appeal adjourned until 27 August 2003 as she seeks to overturn a conviction for adultery.
3/6/2003
The Shoura Council is expected to debate the employment law for women.
3/6/2003
Civil society organizations succeed in keeping Family Law intact in Senegal.