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MUSLIM GIRLS RIGHTS

Sheikh Mohammed al-Maghraoui runs a web site in which he issued last week a Fataw where he argued that girls as young as 9 could marry because Islam's Prophet Mohammed had done so, Moroccan media reported on Friday 09/26/2008. Continue reading

AFGHAN CIVILIANS

NATO-ISAF forces in Afghanistan carried out on Friday 08/22/2008, an air strike in West Afghanistan, in Herat province. A USA military spokesman claimed that 30 Taliban militants were killed in the bombardment. Continue reading

THOUSANDS FLED PAKISTAN’S TRIBAL REGION

According to reports from 08/14/2008, about half of the population of some villages in the Bajaur tribal district, around 135,000 people, hed fled their homes to escape ongoing clashes between troops and pro-Taliban fighters Continue reading

ABOUT 25 KILLED IN SYRIAN PRISON

On Saturday 07/03/2008 morning, the Syrian military police raided and fired live bullets at Islamist inmates at Saydnaya Prison near Damascus. According to Human-rights groups in Syria and abroad over 25 prisoners were killed during the violent raid. Continue reading