Tagged with Human rights

Women stoned to death in Syria for adultery

BEIRUT — A cleric read the verdict before the truck came and dumped a large pile of stones near the municipal garden. Jihadi fighters then brought in the woman, clad head to toe in black, and put her in a small hole in the ground. When residents gathered, the fighters told them to carry out … Continue reading

Acid attack injures three women in southwest Pakistan

Three women in southwest Pakistan were injured in an acid attack over a family dispute, officials said Wednesday as police carried out raids to apprehend the suspects. The attack took place Tuesday night in the Pishin district of the restive province of Baluchistan around 30 miles(50 kilometers) from the provincial capital Quetta. Hundreds of acid … Continue reading

Hamas Terrorists Charges with Babies in Hand

By Shimon Cohen, Maayana Miskin   Children in Gaza Wounded soldiers have given shocking testimony regarding Hamas’ use of young children as human shields. Parents of wounded soldiers spoke to Kol Yisrael on Tuesday and shared some of the disturbing stories they had heard from their sons. They said soldiers have repeatedly seen young children … Continue reading

Islam and Human Rights

by Majid Rafizadeh Recently, I met a Syrian Salafist while speaking to Leaders of Democracy Fellows about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Islam and human rights violations in Syria. The individual who lives in Syria, and who seems to sympathize with Jubhat Al- Nusrah (Al-Nusrah Front), drew several distinctions between Islamic objectives of the global … Continue reading

Sri Lankan Army admits torture of female recruits

Sri Lankan police stand guard as pro-government activists take part in a demonstration against a proposed US-led UN resolution to investigate Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes outside the US embassy in Colombo, in this March 8, 2014 photo. (AFP) COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s military admitted on Saturday soldiers had abused and tortured female recruits, a … Continue reading

Dubai teenager: ‘My father sold my virginity’

Parents accused of forcing girl, 16, into prostitution By Bassam Za’za’, Legal and Court Correspondent Dubai: A 16-year-old girl cried when she confronted her father and mother in court for pressuring her emotionally to sell her body for Dh16,000 in order to become rich and overcome poverty. “My father sold my virginity because he wanted … Continue reading

The Islamic State of Iran and Gender Discrimination

by Majid Rafizadeh Only a few days after a United Nations Special Rapporteurs announcement on the situation of human rights in Iran, a woman was hanged by the Iranian regime in the Lorestan province, as the local media reported. Even with the seemingly moderate President Hassan Rouhani leading the Islamic Republic of Iran, no action has been … Continue reading

Muslim Rape Culture

by Daniel Greenfield No one knows the real name of the Port Hills Groper, the Muslim refugee who stalked and attacked over a dozen women jogging in Port Hills, even though he was arrested, tried and sentenced. Instead the New Zealand court gave him “permanent name suppression” to protect his status in his Muslim community. … Continue reading

Iran: Leader in Human Rights Violation

by Majid Rafizadeh The Iranian military published a flimsy and unsubstantiated 28-page report this week criticizing human rights in the United States. Intriguingly, the report was supported by the Basij, a militia governmental group that is a leader in human rights violations, according to numerous international organizations. Several of its leaders have been convicted of crimes against … Continue reading