Honor Killings News
For Syrian Girls Learning the Koran, Knowledge Is Power
Mosque school emphasizes religion and women's rights in "The Light in Her Eyes"
New Film Investigates Rape, Politics in Pakistan
A 13-year-old gets raped by four men and her country wants her to die: That’s the saga of Kainat Soomro, who’s been fighting for justice in Pakistan for four years. After Soomro’s rape, a Pakistani tribunal ordered her parents to carry out an honor killing, saying being raped brings...
Family Found Guilty in Honor Killings
Three Afghans found guilty of murdering four female family members in Canada.
The Global Note: Violence Near Damascus…Hostage Heads Home…Honor Killings …The Fold-Up Car
SYRIA -CRACKDOWN NEAR DAMASCUS…Alex MARQUARDT reports that Syrian troops have stormed rebellious areas near the capital, shelling neighborhoods that have fallen under the control of army dissidents and clashing with fighters. A diplomatic source in Damascus tells Alex it’s not clear who’s ...
Will Sharia Govern Newly Liberated Muslim Countries?
As the newly liberated Muslim countries from Tunisia to Egypt to Libya form new governments and institutions, one of the key questions beomes how far they will go to placate hardline Muslim forces. The early signs from Libya are disappointing. Speaking today, Libya’s Prime Minister...
Hilary Swank, Jean-Claude Van Damme Party With Accused Torturer
Hollywood Celebs Celebrated at Chechnya Ceremony on Controversial President's Birthday
First Lady, Secretary of State Clinton Present International Women of Courage Awards, Push for Inclusion of Women in Mideast Democracy Movements
ABC's Kirit Radia reports: This morning at the State Department, on the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama presented the annual International Women of Courage awards to 10 women from...
Muslim Man Guilty of 'Honor Killing' in Daughter's Death
Iraqi Immigrant Convicted of Murder for Running Down His Daughter in an Arizona Garage
'To Kill a Mockingbird' a Hit in Iraq
Atticus Finch, the hero of Harper Lee' s classic novel " To Kill a Mockingbird ," has been an inspiration to generations of American lawyers. Now Finch, the brave defense attorney played by Gregory Peck in the 1962 movie, is serving as a model for a new audience of attorneys -- in Sulaymaniyah,