Real Courage News
(Germany) Sharia Infiltrates German Courts, Schools, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs - by Dr. Sami Alrabaa
-- German Judge Matthias Rau: "Muslims have a different understanding of rape than Europeans, and this must be taken into account."
(Bahrain) Mothers fighting for justice
-- "they were fed up with women suffering at the hands of the Sharia courts"
Canadian Nelofer Pazira writes: "Sharia law is not the real problem for Afghan women"
--- Pazira claims "West's hysteria on this issue" of Sharia law in recent Afghan law signed by Karzai to legalize rape of Shiite women
--- Pazira states: "spare me the hysteria"
--- Pazira claims: "there hasn't been a single protest in the West about these crimes which are affecting the lives of women every day - not a single expression of support for these victims who, of course, don't make it into the headlines"
--- Comment: Clearly she is unaware of our April 7 Capitol rally
http://www.realcourage.org/2009/04/april-7/--- Or our March 8 Capitol rally
--- Please help educate her that there have been plenty of protests!!
(Saudi Arabia) Woman arrested for being seen with an unrelated man in shopping mall
(Pakistan) Minor girls 'killed by father' laid to rest
-- 18 month old, 3 year old, and 4 year old girls strangled by father
-- "a neighbour of Rafique, told Daily Times the accused was unhappy over having only daughters, and no son"
(Pakistan) Karachi: 1,700 girl students stage protest rally
(Pakistan) Human rights
-- "'Honour' crimes, rape and gang-rape, domestic violence,
sexual abuse of children, trading women and little girls to settle disputes -- that was the Pakistan of 2008."
(Russia) Chechnya: Kadyrov once again supports polygamy in Chechnya
-- Kadyrov: but "if a young girl or a divorced woman is promiscuous, her brother kills her and her man"