News

2/5/2002
Zafran Bibi's commission of Zina has not been established in court. She has been sentenced, on circumstantial evidence, for giving birth while her husband was in prison. The Federal Shariat Court has ruled that such evidence is inadequate.
2/5/2002
A critical component of the gender mainstreaming begun in the Rome Statute is at stake in these negotiations.
1/5/2002
The UN has conceded defeat over its attempt to investigate the alleged massacre in Jenin refugee camp after the Israeli cabinet risked international fury by blocking the inquiry.
1/5/2002
Miftah is a Palestinian, Jerusalem-based, independent institution committed to fostering the principles of democracy and effective dialogue based on the free and candid exchange of information and ideas.
30/4/2002
The Security Cabinet decided not to cooperate, for now, with the United Nations team to Jenin, saying that the conditions set by Israel had not yet been met.
30/4/2002
Information and analysis, including appeals and requests for donations to assist those affected by the violence in Gujarat.
30/4/2002
The rally, organised jointly by the Acid Survivors Foundation and the Bengali daily Prothom Alo, was aimed at displaying the collective shame and anger of Bangladeshi men.
30/4/2002
A gay Egyptian man denied asylum in the United States and profiled in the Washington Blade newspaper in January, has now won asylum based on the recent history of anti-gay harassment in his home country.
29/4/2002
Communalism Combat, March - April 2002