News

10/6/2002
Gujarat police are routinely refusing to file charges against individuals accused of rape during the violence in late February and early March, because they say mob violence cannot be broken down into specific crimes.
10/6/2002
As U. S. Catholic priests returned from the Vatican in Rome this week to discuss the problem of sexual abuse of children by priests, little attention is being paid to reports of sexual exploitation of nuns in Africa by the church's clergy.
3/6/2002
The legislature is set to pass a law banning female genital mutilation and imposing a two year jail term for offenders.
3/6/2002
South Asians Against Nukes is an independent web site to bring together information resources for peace and anti nuclear activists in South Asia.
3/6/2002
Israeli-Palestinian Peoples' Peace Campaign (IPPPC) declares that in both peoples there are majorities that believe in the possibility for peace based on ending the occupation, on two states for two peoples and on Jerusalem two capitals for two states.
3/6/2002
The Democratic League for Women’s Rights in Morocco have organised a sit-in of international women at the border between Jordan and Palestine from 21 - 28 June 2002.
30/5/2002
A nuclear war is said to have no winners, but Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee seems to think otherwise.
30/5/2002
While the media spotlight has been focused on Pakistan and Afghanistan, the rise of fundamentalism in nearby Bangladesh has gone virtually unnoticed.
29/5/2002
A new human rights commission for Afghanistan will not stint in its pursuit of warlords accused of committing abuses over 23 years of conflict, the deputy chairwoman of the interim government said on Saturday.
29/5/2002
I am an Arab Jew. Or, more specifically, an Iraqi Israeli woman living, writing and teaching in the U.S. by Dr. Ella Habiba Shohat (originally published in April 1999).