Tagged with Human rights

Indonesian police criticized over virginity tests

Indonesian women currently make up about three percent of the 400,000-strong police force. (File photo: Reuters) AFP | Jakarta Indonesia’s national police were urged Tuesday to halt virginity tests for women applying to join the force in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country with Human Rights Watch saying the practice was harmful and humiliating. The … Continue reading

Isis releases video showing stoning of woman accused of committing adultery as her father shouts ‘don’t call me Dad’

Isis have released a video appearing to show a young woman being stoned to death in the presence of her father, who refuses to forgive her alleged crimes. or if cant see it.. heres the full video http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=76f_1413876529 The execution, which was released in the early hours of Tuesday night by Isis, who also call … Continue reading

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