News

25/4/2002
An anti-immigrant current is sweeping EU.
24/4/2002
A young woman has won a court battle to have her forced marriage annulled.
24/4/2002
Women's E News reports that the new International Criminal Court will give women a place to seek justice for gender-related crimes committed against them in armed conflicts and as part of systematic violence or persecution.
24/4/2002
An Egyptian appeals court in Damanhour, found the "Damanhour Five" not-guilty of all charges. The five men had been convicted in March 2002 of consensual homosexual conduct, and had been sentenced to 3 years' imprisonment and 3 years' probation.
23/4/2002
Palestinian and Israeli women demand an immediate end to Occupation.
19/4/2002
A UN envoy has said that the devastation left by Israeli forces in the Jenin refugee camp is "horrific beyond belief".
19/4/2002
An Afghan woman teacher in Kandahar has been targeted in an acid-attack following a leaflet campaign in the former Taliban stronghold, according to a city official.
18/4/2002
The Vatican launched a semi-official campaign against Israel terming its re-occupation of Palestinian territories as genocide against the Palestinian people.
18/4/2002
Nomination and Election of Judges - the Ninth Session of the Preparatory Commission of the International Criminal Court is under way until 19 April 2002.
18/4/2002
A women's fact-finding panel that toured Ahmedabad and six riot-ravaged Gujarat districts said that the pattern of violence against Muslims there ''clearly indicates genocide''.