September 5, 2012

A girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan may have been framed by Muslim cleric.

A girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan may have been framed by Muslim cleric. Under Pakistani law, anyone […]
June 4, 2012

Saudi woman defies Saudi religious police over nail polish

A Saudi woman has defied Saudi religious police over the issue of wearing nail polish. Via:[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpUUOYRLW3k&feature=player_embedded]
April 4, 2012

Countering Saudi Mufti’s call to destroy all Churches, group of liberal Austrian Muslims push for constructing a Church in Saudi Arabia

In Austria, a group of liberal Muslims are seeking to counter a recent call by the Saudi grand […]
March 26, 2012

Tunisian Islamists demand Sharia, worry women’s rights advocates

Waving black flags, thousands of Tunisians shouted slogans on Sunday chanting “the people want a Caliphate” and demanding […]
March 21, 2012

Islamists in Egypt propose to strictly limit women’s right to divorce, under Sharia

An Egyptian lawmaker has proposed a controversial draft law to limit the legal provisions for women to divorce […]
March 21, 2012

In move that bodes poorly for women’s rights, thousands rally demanding Sharia law in Tunisia

AFP reports that several thousand men and women demonstrated outside the Tunisian parliament on Friday to demand the […]
March 21, 2012

In Australia, use of Sharia widespread among Muslims

An Australian has revealed he has prepared more than 1000 wills for Australian Muslims using Islamic law, while […]
March 8, 2012

Spanish Imam under investigation for calls to beat wives

Abdeslam Laarusi, an imam at the Badr mosque in Terrassa near Barcelona allegedly issued instructions during Friday prayers […]
February 7, 2012

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes that from one end of the Muslim world to the other, Christians are being murdered for their faith.

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes that from one end of the Muslim world to the other, Christians […]
January 31, 2012

Fearing Taliban talks, Afghan women keep pushing to have voices heard

In Afghanistan, many Afghan women fear their newfound rights could be jeopardized. Via:[http://worldblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/01/31/10280584-fearing-taliban-talks-afghan-women-keep-pushing-to-have-voices-heard]
December 20, 2011

Nina Shea emphasizes importance of freedom of religion, calls attention to Ayaan’s efforts

‘There’s a difference between threats to religious freedom abroad and at home: Let’s address both,’ says member of […]
November 9, 2011

Text books in Pakistani schools foster prejudice and intolerance of Hindus and other religious minorities, while most teachers view non-Muslims as “enemies of Islam,” according to a study by a U.S. government commission released Wednesday.

Text books in Pakistani schools foster prejudice and intolerance of Hindus and other religious minorities, while most teachers […]
October 25, 2011

The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in Libya’s new political system has raised concerns, especially among women, despite Islamists insisting moderation will prevail.

The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in Libya’s new political system has […]
October 18, 2011

Somali women’s basketball team plays on, despite Islamist threats

In Somalia, Islamist threats have failed to stop the women’s basketball team from playing. Via:[http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=105501]
October 13, 2011

Activists in Arab World Vie to Define Islamic State, Worry Human Rights Advocates

By force of this year’s Arab revolts and revolutions, activists marching under the banner of Islam are on […]
October 13, 2011

Iran actress sentenced to one year in jail for criticizing regime on free speech

Actress Marzieh Vafamehr has been sentenced to a year in jail and 90 lashes for her role in […]
October 13, 2011

Not a Single Christian Church Left in Afghanistan, Says U.S. State Department

There is not a single, public Christian church left in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department. This […]
October 13, 2011

Islamic extremists escalate violence against religious minority in Egypt

Many fear that the power vacuum left after the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt is giving Muslim […]
September 28, 2011

A growing number of young British Muslims are taking second or third wives in an unexpected revival of polygamy

A growing number of young British Muslims are taking second or third wives in an unexpected revival of […]
August 31, 2011

Egypt’s state-produced, largest-circulation newspaper claims concerns about Shariah law are overblown, but in reality everyone should be concerned about possible implementation of Sharia law in Egypt.

Egypt’s state-produced, largest-circulation newspaper claims concerns about Shariah law are overblown. In reality everyone should be concerned about […]
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