Religions are on the offensive throughout Canada. In addition to the majority Christians, Canada now enjoys a growing presence of followers of the religions of the world: Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and many others.
The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) is concerned about three criminal charges made against women's rights campaigner Ms. Ghada Yusuf Jamsheer, accusing her of foul language, abusing a shari'ah family court and a former shari'a judge.
A revolt in the eastern town of Andizhan in the mainly Muslim Ferghana Valley was crushed by Uzbek troops, who opened fire on thousands of protesters, many opposing President Islam Karimov's autocratic rule.
The latest NGO Alternative Report to CEDAW, written by a national network of Palestinian women’s rights and human rights NGOs working on Palestinian women’s rights issues from various perspectives and fields of expertise.