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Beaten by her former boyfriend, Yagmur Denli found healing in her work treating animals and safety in the protection offered by an international treaty on women, once championed by Turkey and now abruptly abandoned by its president. Denli ...
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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has denounced a recent referendum in Switzerland which bans Muslim women wearing burqa in public places. The OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission in a tweet described the move as clear discrimination, disproportionate, ...
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The UN human rights office expressed dismay on Tuesday that Switzerland is set to join a few other countries where “actively discriminating against Muslim women” is legal, after Swiss voters approved a ban on face coverings like burqas ...
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A UK-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State should not be allowed to return to Britain to challenge the government taking away her citizenship, because she poses a security risk, Britain’s Supreme ...
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The Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD), the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR) and the Arab Gulf Program for Development (AGFUND) organized a roundtable discussion on “Arab Women and the 2030 Sustainable Development ...
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The U.N. human rights watchdog said on Friday it has asked the United Arab Emirates for more information about the status of Dubai’s Sheikha Latifa and proof that she is alive. The BBC’s investigative news programme Panorama on ...
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The sisters of prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul said on Thursday they wanted real justice for her, and the lifting of a travel ban, the day after she was released from prison on a suspended sentence. ...
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Few issues trigger reactions in French politics as much as Muslim women donning the veil and headscarf, or hijab, who once again find themselves at the center of controversy as far-right leader Marine Le Pen last week proposed ...
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The Swiss electorate will vote March 7 on a popular initiative which supports “a ban on full facial coverings,” but the nation’s Federal Council and parliament said Tuesday they are recommending voters to reject the initiative. The Federal ...
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A Saudi court on Monday sentenced prominent women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to nearly six years in prison, her family said, after her conviction in a trial that has drawn international condemnation. The verdict and sentence pose a ...
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