沙特阿拉伯逮捕更多妇女权利活动家

人权观察(HRW)称,当局在过去两天内逮捕了Samar Badawi和Nassima Al-Sadah。

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Saudi Arabia has arrested two more women’s rights activists, the latest in a government crackdown on activists, clerics and journalists, an international rights group said today. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said authorities arrested Samar Badawi and Nassima Al-Sadah in the past two days. More than a dozen women’s rights activists have been targeted

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Campaign of Repression Against Women’s Rights Activists Rips Mask from Saudi “Reform” Agenda

While the lifting of the women’s driving ban should have been a cause for celebrating the women’s rights activists in the kingdom, authorities instead saw fit to engage in a spree of repression by arresting at least 10 activists while attacking them in the media as “traitors” and “Embassies’ Clients.”

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Photo: Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx)

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA -- Saudi Arabia’s ongoing crackdown on women’s rights advocates, on the eve of its June 24 lifting of the ban on women drivers, is meant to prove one thing: only one man will be allowed behind the steering wheel to reform and social progress in the ultra-conservative Saudi kingdom, and that man is Crown Prince Mohammed bin

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Tortured Women’s Rights Advocate Smeared By CNN Following Guilty Plea

This was a political case from the beginning, but one would not know that from reading CNN’s atrocious coverage .

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Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Recognizing the United States government would probably deport her eventually whether she won or lost her case, Rasmea Odeh pled guilty to a charge that she “procured” U.S. citizenship by failing to disclose she was previously convicted of a crime by an Israeli military court in 1969. The plea was

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Prosecutors Intensify Political Case Against Palestinian American Organizer Rasmea Odeh

As the indictment shows, the trial against Odeh is not only a political prosecution against a Palestinian American organizer, but part of a concerted effort to further intimidate Palestinian solidarity activists.

Rasmea Odeh smiles after leaving federal court in Detroit Thursday, March 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Published in partnership with Shadowproof. A grand jury empaneled by the United States government returned a superseding indictment against Palestinian American organizer Rasmea Odeh that will allow prosecutors to further politicize their case and openly treat Odeh as a terrorist when she receives a new trial in 2017. Odeh is a 69 year-old

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Scientists In Saudi Arabia Promote Women To ‘Mammals’

Scholars from Saudi Arabia have made a “surprising” and unprecedented discovery – turns out women are in fact mammals and therefore should have “equal rights” with animals.

In this March 29, 2010 file photo, Saudi women visit the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM) fair in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

A Saudi panel of "scientists" concluded that women aren't just household items as it was previously thought in the Kingdom, but are mammals and therefore should have same rights as camels and goats, the Islaminsesi news portal said. What a "historic" social discovery on the behalf of Saudi "scientists" — women are indeed a little better than a

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15 Journalists Putting Women’s Rights On The Front Page

“When I was a baby, I got sick and some of my family members decided that I should die because I was not a boy. Decades later, I’m inspired by the courage of my mother – and countless other women – to expose and end gender-based violence and inequality.” — IPS correspondent Stella Paul

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‘Joginis’, otherwise known as India’s ‘temple slaves’, dance outside a temple during a religious festival. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS NEW YORK - Media coverage of maternal, sexual and reproductive health rights is crucial to achieving international development goals, yet journalists covering these issues often face significant

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