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WLUML has learned that the main case against women's rights activist Ghada Jamsheer has been dropped on the grounds that it was illegally brought against her by the Public Prosecution.
"Nous sommes outrés du traitement infligé à des journalistes agressées le 25 mai dernier, a déclaré Reporters sans frontières.
"Une femme est installée aux premiers rangs", se réjouit le quotidien koweïtien Al-Raï Al-Aam.
'Teach the bitch a lesson. Strip her in public." As one of the police officers told me, these were the orders issued by their bosses.
Afghanistan's former women's minister is settling into her new job as the country's first female governor.
Femmes sous lois musulmanes (WLUML) a reçu une requête urgente du Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) qui demande de soutenir la militante des droits des femmes Ghada Jamsheer.
The government of Kuwait has named two women as members of its municipal council, for the first time in the history of the Gulf emirate.
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