Day: April 19, 2021

Pakistan’s Women’s Rights Organizers Accused of Blasphemy

Accusations of blasphemy are being used by conservatives in Pakistan to discredit the organizers of the annual “Aurat Azadi March” (Women’s Freedom March). The Pakistan Penal code treats blasphemy as a criminal offence punishable by fines, incarceration or death. The law is frequently exploited to persecute minorities and groups perceived

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Are Women The Key To Solving The Crisis In Libya?

Almost 10 years have passed since the death of Muammar Qaddafi, yet the situation in Libya remains defined by instability and violent conflict. According to Bethan McKernan of The Guardian, “…attempts to build a democratic state after Gaddafi fell disintegrated into a new civil war between rival governments in 2014…

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Attack On Natanz Nuclear Facility, Iran

On the morning of April 11th, Iranian nuclear officials declared that the nuclear facilities had encountered an attack that sparked a fire reaching a central centrifuge. The day before the hit, President Rouhani of Iran unveiled brand new centrifuges at the Natanz nuclear facility which would contribute to further processing

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