Bulletin of the Oppression of Women July 11, 2009

Asia
June 28, 2009
Thailand
A female Buddhist teacher was shot dead by suspected insurgents in Thailand’s restive Muslim south.

June 29, 2009
Bangladesh, India
A widow and a man were whipped following a fatwa issued by a religious leader for their alleged involvement in “anti-social activity”.

July 9, 2009
Bangladesh
Six Muslim men abduct and gang-rape a 13 year-old in a room of a hospital.

Middle East
June 29, 2009
Pakistan
Relatives of a Pakistani teenager who eloped and married without parental consent shot her dead in a raid of her new home which also killed her husband and in-laws.

June 29, 2009
Bahrain
Similar to almost all Arab and Islamic countries, Bahrain offers women no protection from sexually abusive husbands.

June 29, 2009
Pakistan
Father exchanges eight-year-old daughter for a second bride.

July 2, 2009
Pakistan
Father of thirteen-year-old gang rape victim testifies. He states that his daughter was raped to damage his honor.

July 2, 2009
Pakistan
A fifteen-year-old girl leaps from a balcony after refusing an arranged marriage.

July 3, 2009
Kuwait
A woman is kidnapped, raped and sold into prostitution by a police officer. A huge prostitution ring is busted and 64 Asian women are rescued.

July 4, 2009
Israel
A Palestinian female journalist stated that Hamas policemen attempted to arrest her on the pretext that she was immodestly dressed at a Gaza beach and was seen laughing loudly in public.

July 6, 2009
Kuwait
Testimony is heard in a case filed against a man charged with the premeditated murder of his wife and mother-in-law.

July 6, 2009
Pakistan
Pakistani city sees 121 cases of women burned from April to June of this year.

July 7, 2009
Jeddah, SaudiArabia
28-year-old woman is sent to jail for disobeying her father. She flees while the police are waiting to take her to jail.

July 7, 2009
Iran
Two detained women are “in danger of being forgotten” amid concerns that they may face execution.

July 8, 2009
Afghanistan
The UN takes notice of women’s rights in Afghanistan.

July 9, 2009
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia and why child marriage is allowed.

Europe
June 30, 2009
Sweden
The stabbing in Iraq of a local female Swedish politician has prompted an investigation into whether or not the attack was paid for by the woman’s relatives back in Sweden.

July 3, 2009
Bosnia
Brothers are convicted of violence against their sister.

July 4, 2009
Germany
A 32 year old woman stabbed in a court before she could testify against her attacker.

July 4, 2009
Denmark
A fourteen-year-old girl is chased by seven men and subjected to attempted rape.

July 4, 2009
UK
How Islam is dispensing justice through Sharia law in the UK. A woman’s “duties lie with the cleaning and childcare.”

July 5, 2009
UK
A doctor, who was abducted, drugged and held captive by her family in Bangladesh last year in order to get her to marry a complete stranger, speaks out for the first time.

July 7, 2009
Sweden
28-year-old’s fall from a balcony is a suspected honor killing.

Australia
June 29, 2009
Brisbane
Racy photos prompt man to stab his stepdaughter. He is sentenced to twelve years behind bars and will be deported to Egypt upon his release.


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Publisher: Bill Warner ; Editor: Asma Marwan
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