"Oppressed women can be overlooked!”
In Pakistan, Islamic schools for women thrive.Take Mariam Afzal, who says she was once so selfish she would take up two spots in a parking lot without a second thought.Founder Farhat Hashmi started Al-Huda (Arabic for "guidance") in her home with a small group of students in the early 1990s. Now it caters to women and girls in Pakistan and in elsewhere, including the U.S. and Canada, where Hashmi now lives. The face-covering burqa, once a rarity in Islamabad, now has stores specializing it, he notes. Hoodbhoy says Al-Huda is engendering a mindset of segregation and submission for women that is shredding Pakistan's cultural fabric.
Afghanistan 15 Messing Muslim terrorists blow up their own mosque."God works in mysterious ways?"
Video - Kevin Bales: How to combat modern slavery.Lets guess wich countries or religions support slavery?
Hamas official: Wave of flotillas to sail for Israel after World Cup.Israel should expect at least eight more Gaza-bound ships headed in its direction shortly after the World Cup tournament, senior Hamas official Mahmoud A-Zahar told British daily The Independent on Monday.
Israel Matzav - G-8 thinks Israel will strike Iran imminently?
Is Google Gunning for Facebook with 'Google Me'?
US Supreme Court deals pedophilia blow for Vatican.Allowing a federal appeals court ruling to stand, the decision means Vatican officials including theoretically Pope Benedict XVI could face questioning under oath related to a litany of child sex abuse cases.
Afghan Christians detained as politician calls for converts’ execution.What are our troops doing there in Gods name?
US says sinking of SKorean warship not terrorism.It's tourism?
The last post: McChrystal's bleak outlook.President Obama lost patience with Runaway General's failed strategy.Sacked US General Stanley McChrystal issued a devastatingly critical assessment of the war against a "resilient and growing insurgency" just days before being forced out.
Iran Calls for Breaking of Zionist Monopoly."Turkey seeks to increase the level of cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran and will start the exchange of medical experiences with this country,"Well if Turkey is that close with Iran, why doesn't Nato kick Turkey out right now?
The media volcano is about to erupt.While killing civilians, they talk like video gamers shooting for high scores. “Look at all those dead bastards,” crows one as the dust settles.
Video : "Obama Most Radical US President ever" states prestigious Harvard Phd.Obama is a revolutionary.His intention is to correct the historical mistake of the creation of the state of Israel.
BP oil spill - live updates.You're playing too much golf during oil spill, Barack Obama is told.YES!
Video : CNN: Almost All Exxon Valdez Cleanup Crew Dead!Is this what awaits the Gulf cleanup crews?
Palin: Obama sold out Netanyahu.The former John McCain running mate addressed a paying audience of several hundred people in Norfolk and accused Obama of selling out Israel in over its naval blockade of Gaza and treating Prime Minister Binaymin Netanyahu shabbily.
Iran Postpones Nuclear Talks."For 30 years, we have not had economic relations with the US," Ahmadinejad said. "[So] who are they sanctioning?"
Turkey bars Israel military flight after Gaza raid.The banned flight was carrying Israeli officers to Poland to tour Auschwitz.The plane was denied permission to cross Turkish airspace and was therefore forced to fly an alternative route.
O'Reilly: Obama Could Face Impeachment If He Pardons Illegals.“If President Obama were to sign an executive order giving illegal aliens amnesty, his career would be over and an impeachment movement would explode,” O'Reilly said Friday night on his “Talking Points” segment during his top-rated Fox show.Sounds great to me!
Local Fisherman Say They're Shut Out of Clean-Up.Some Local Fisherman Wait by the Phone for a Call From BP While Out-of-Town Boats Work the Clean-Up.Change you can see?
Sen. Bond says DHS shouldn't oversee cybersecurity.Senate Homeland Security Committee approves cybersecurity legislation.The original bill gave the president indefinite emergency authority to shut down private sector or government networks in the event of a cyber attack capable of causing massive damage or loss of life. An amendment passed Thursday limits that authority further, requiring the president to get Congressional approval after controlling a network for 120 days.
Collins said she was disappointed to read reports that the bill gives the White House a "kill switch" for the Internet
Chavez: Israel and US 'empire' are enemies.Assad praised Chavez for standing up to the U.S. and supporting the Palestinians. Chavez's outspoken stances in favor of Iran and against Israel have given him a following in the Middle East, and Assad referred to him at one point as an "Arab leader."Someone should tell him.
Masked men attack Gaza summer camp.'Cowardly' assailants destroy tents, toys, plastic swimming pool.Islam a religion of peace?
'Hot News' Doctrine Could Stifle Online Commentary and Criticism.Applying heightened First Amendment scrutiny is especially important now, as the Internet is increasingly allowing Americans to publicly gather, share, and comment on the news of the day. Misuse of the "hot news" doctrine could stifle this extraordinary growth of free expression.
Will the Internet End -- Or Simply Transform -- Libel Law?The advent of the Internet has profoundly changed the practical realities relating to libel law. Yet libel law -- which is a creature of state law, but incorporates important requirements imposed by Supreme Court First Amendment jurisprudence -- has not remotely caught up with these changes.
US raps on Asian shrimpers' doors after oil spill.As the Gulf Coast oil spill continues to gush, U.S. seafood suppliers are turning to Asia to ensure Americans have enough shrimp for their gumbos, Creoles and cocktails this summer, but some of those overseas cupboards are low themselves.
North Korea is threatening to introduce a new nuclear deterrent because of US hostility, amid tensions over a sunken South Korean warship.
The Belgian committee that investigated sexual abuse within the Catholic Church resigns.
Four-leaf clover found on impaled crash survivor's back.Just lucky?
Man dies from heart attack after receiving receipt for his own cremation service.In a macabre twist, his body was subsequently delivered to the same crematorium who send him the bill.
University student, 21, eats every 15mins but weighs the same as an eight-year-old.Poor girl.
Just don't call it papier-mâché: The spectacular £47,000 sculptures - made from paper.