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A Person Between Man and the Angels

Abu Dharr

Dhu al-Hijjah 21, 14392018-09-01

Bani Saud show hypocrisy over women’s rights. While allowing them to drive cars, they have rounded up those women that had campaigned to have the ban lifted.


Jumping on the refugee bandwagon

Salina Khan

Muharram 19, 14372015-11-01

“Why is everyone talking about the refugees all of a sudden?” a friend messaged me last month. “Facebook is so annoying. It’s one crisis or another, and they just repost one article after another. By the time they are posting articles, the damage has al-ready been done!”

Daily News Analysis

Saudi head and hand choppers furiously at work

Crescent International

Dhu al-Hijjah 25, 14362015-10-09

When it comes to chopping hands or heads, the Saudis are unmatched. Abusing poor domestic workers from countries like India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Indonesia etc is routine. If the poor abused women try to escape, the brutal employers chop off their hands or even their heads. Here is the case of two poor Indian women whose hands were chopped by their abusive female employers...

Special Reports

Egypt’s women under siege: pre and post-revolution gender inequality and abuse

Vanessa Beeley

Shawwal 15, 14362015-08-01

“It is a shameful state we have created where a victim chooses to en-dure the pain and suffering, silenced by fear that judgment will come before justice.” –Aysha Taryam

Daily News Analysis

Delhi has become the rape capital of the world

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 15, 14352014-01-16

Rape has become a common feature of life in India. Women are humiliated and suppressed and their rape is considered a normal part of life. The latest assault and rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist right in the heart of Delhi once again shines light on this very serious problem.

Special Reports

Violence against women, an epidemic

Khadijah Ali

Sha'ban 22, 14342013-07-01

The physically weak have always been at the receiving end of violence. Their weakness is seen as an invitation to violence and aggression against them. This is most clearly visible among beasts.

Editor's Desk

Rape crimes on the increase in India

Zafar Bangash

Safar 19, 14342013-01-01

The December 16 gang-rape by six men and the subsequent death of a 23-year-old student has once again put the spotlight on this serious crime in India. Each year some 24,000 women are raped—a figure considered grossly under-reported because of the stigma attached with it—the issue has aroused the general public.

Daily News Analysis

Women rapidly losing jobs in US economy

Crescent International

Shawwal 11, 14332012-08-29

The economic decline of the US is beginning to affect women.

News & Analysis

“Gay Girl in Syria” hoax points to US-led counter-revolution

Zainab Cheema

Rajab 29, 14322011-07-01

From February to June, 40-year-old married American student Tom MacMaster published his Gay Girl in Damascus blog with the ambition of “being celebrated as the unlikely voice of Syrian revolution.” Apart from a mild scolding for his duplicity, the media has dismissed the case as a species of oddity variously described as a freak of vanity to the typical fascination nursed by white heterosexual men for lesbianism.

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