Iraq�s unveiled women face rising crackdown

by Dina al-Shibeeb on 25-11-2012

Hanaa Edwar, General Secretary of the non-government organization, Iraqi Al-Amal Association, told Al Arabiya. Edwar, also founder of Iraqi Women�s Network, sounded the alarm about attempts to force women to wear the hijab, especially in government offices.

Human trafficking, prostitution thrive in Afghanistan

by Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi on 24-10-2012

Thousands of Afghan girls and boys are trafficked into neighboring countries and sold into slavery each year. Though it is taboo, prostitution is alive and thriving - at the cost of those forced to work in it.

Underage marriage is still a problem in Iraq. But attitudes toward it differ � with some locals saying it�s positive and legal according to religious law, and others criticising it as an abuse of minors� rights.


The BRussells Tribunal is independent and wants to remain independent.

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Killed 28 civilians and seven others were injured as a result of government air raid targeted homes ...


AMSI condemned this action, and sees it as a step of incremental steps being taken to the ...


All this makes the current war a preventive one, which international law tends to consider ...