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Saudi Arabia has long been criticised regarding its women rights. In the Muslim country women cannot travel without the consent of their male ‘guardians’ and are now monitored by an electronic system at airports.

If a woman crosses the border a new system will automatically send a text message to the men in order to inform them that the woman is leaving or entering the country, even if the man is travelling with her. (more…)

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Geert Wilders (photo, frombbcimg.co.uk) has been found not guilty of inciting hatred and discrimination against Muslims after describing Islam as a “facist ideology” and comparing the Quran to Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf. (more…)

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Far-right Dutch politician, Geert Wilders (photo, from aljazeera.net), has gone on trial in the Netherlands on charges of inciting hatred against Muslims. (more…)

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A referendum proposal to ban the building of minarets has been supported by Swiss voters, official results show. (photo, from bbc.co.uk)

More than 57% of voters and 22 out of 26 cantons (or provinces) voted in favour of the ban. (more…)

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Dutch politician and film-maker Geert Wilders (photo, from aljazeera.net), is to be prosecuted for inciting racial hatred against Muslims. (more…)

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Jakarta has seen the anger provoked by Geert Wilders’s film, Fitna, as dozens of Indonesians have demonstrated outside the Dutch embassy on Monday. (more…)

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