Bulletin of the Oppression of Women November 2, 2009

North America

October 15, 2009
USA
Update on Rifqa Bary.

October 20, 2009
USA
If making Islam a “greater and more authentic part” of Muslim’s lives results in the implementation of sharia law, based not in mythology but in contemporary practice, the predictable outcome is the furtherance of backwardness, repression, intolerance, and inequality afflicting the Muslim world today.

October 21, 2009
USA
A father ran down his “too Westernized” daughter in an attempted honor killing. October 30, 2009 Update. http://abcnews.go.com/WN/US/muslim-father-arrested-running-westernized-daughter/story?id=8956887 Comment on this crime. http://www.aina.org/news/20091030220142.htm

October 22, 2009
USA
With a few exceptions, the mainstream media continue to kill stories about honor killings and attempted honor killings in North America.

November 1, 2009
USA
Honor killings are on the rise in the United States.

Asia
October 11, 2009
Pakistan
A Christian schoolgirl in Pakistan’s Punjab province was recovering Sunday, October 11, after she was allegedly “ruthlessly beaten” with a bamboo stick by a Muslim headteacher for saying she is “a Pakistani” citizen.

October 15, 2009
Indonesia
A controversial bill that includes a provision for the stoning to death of adulterers is now officially law.

October 17, 2009
Pakistan
The Taliban threatens to kill more Christians and treat their women as sex slaves.

October 27, 2009
Indonesia
Women are banned from wearing trousers and jeans.

October 27, 2009
Turkey
Two British sisters and their friend endured a two-hour rape ordeal during a holiday trip to Turkey.

October 29, 2009
Malaysia
Malaysia’s conservative Islamic party has urged Muslim men to marry single mothers as additional wives instead of “young virgin girls”.

October 30, 2009
Indonesia
A photo of Islamic women at the Feast of the Sacrifice.

November 1, 2009
Pakistan
Jihadis blow up a girls’ school, wounding four people.

Europe
October 17, 2009
UK
A woman sexually assaulted by an immigrant yesterday won her six-and-a-half year battle to have her attacker deported.

October 19, 2009
Finland
Immigrant women in Finland are increasingly the victims of violence perpetrated in the name of family honor.

October 19, 2009
UK
British virgin girls as young as 12 are being sold to mega-rich Arabs for sex at up to £50,000 a time.

October 20, 2009
UK
Mother in Tulay Goren ‘honour killing’ tells of daughter’s last day.

October 22, 2009
Denmark
A Palestinian father hits a primary school teacher and bites his ear after he had shaken the hand of the man’s daughter.

October 22, 2009
Switzerland
Campaigners have welcomed government plans to impose tougher penalties on those found guilty of imposing forced marriage.

October 22, 2009
UK
An asylum seeker and his wife blackmailed a Muslim friend by threatening to show photographs of her wearing jeans and a T-shirt to her devout family.

October 28, 2009
UK
A teenager is accused of raping a young woman after locking her up for nine hours.

October 29, 2009
UK
A Muslim rapist used social networking site to find victim.

October 30, 2009
UK
Muslim women will be allowed to don burkas under their mortar boards at Cambridge University graduation ceremonies.

Middle East
October 18, 2009
Kuwait
Man uses ‘power of the ring’ to sexually abuse 30 women.

October 24, 2009
Saudi Arabia
A Saudi lawyer says a female journalist has been sentenced to 60 lashes for her involvement in a TV show in which a Saudi man publicly talked about sex.

October 29, 3009
Afghanistan
Afghan girls burn themselves to escape marriage.

Africa
October 27, 2009
Somalia
Christian woman in Somalia who refused to wear veil is killed.

October 28, 2009
Somalia
Somali women are being beaten for violating Sharia law.

October 29, 2009
Somalia
Hundreds of people have attended a wedding in central Somalia between a man who says he is 112 years old, and his teenage wife.


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