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Archive for July 31st, 2011

Men and women rallied in India’s capital on Sunday (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), inspired by the “SlutWalk” protests which started in Toronto last April and has now spread in many countries : United States, Europe, Australia, South Korea and South Africa. (more…)

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In 2004 Majid Movahedi attacked Ameneh Bahrami with acid because she refused his offer of marriage. The attack left her severely disfigured (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) and he was sentenced to be blinded when his victim demanded qisas, a rarely used retributive justice under Sharia law. (more…)

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