News

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.
19/3/2002
Islamic feminism is on the whole more radical than Muslims' secular feminisms, argues Margot Badran.
18/3/2002
Safiya Husaini, convicted of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning by an Islamic court in Nigeria, must wait a further week to know the outcome of her appeal.
18/3/2002
Human Rights Watch call upon the Saudi authorities to conduct an independent, thorough and transparent investigation of the fire on 11 March at a girls' public intermediate school that claimed the lives of at least fourteen students.