News

3/4/2002
Women's Groups Prepare to Welcome New Era of Accountability for Crimes Against Women.
3/4/2002
The US and Sri Lanka have recently increased contacts between their military representatives. With chances improving for a more lasting peace between the Tamil Tiger rebels and government, the US is laying the groundwork to deploy military personnel.
2/4/2002
Wednesday, April 3, at 11.30 am from A-Ram Checkpoint in north Jerusalem to Kalandia at the edge of occupied Ramallah.
2/4/2002
Israeli troops continue their military assault against Palestinians including the siege imposed on the Palestinian Authority's headquarters in Ramallah.
2/4/2002
: Former member of the Jordanian Parliament Toujan al-Faisal was arrested Saturday, March 16, 2002 following her recent public criticism of the Jordanian government.
2/4/2002
Over the weekend, the doors of a synagogue in Strasbourg were destroyed in a fire, a synagogue in Marseille was burnt to the ground and in Lyon another was rammed by two cars and subsequently set alight.
29/3/2002
The Palestine Monitor reports that the Israeli army has now completely invaded Ramallah including the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, with more than 150 tanks and military armaments.
26/3/2002
A Sharia court in Nigeria has upheld the appeal of a Muslim woman who had been convicted of adultery under Islamic law and sentenced to death by stoning.
21/3/2002
The federal government of Nigeria has declared that the strict implementation of Sharia law is illegal under the country's constitution.
20/3/2002
In Nepal, customs, social systems and state made laws discriminate against women.