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Kerala: Sunni leader says 'women only fit to deliver children'; calls gender equality 'un-Islamic'

In a controversial remark, Sunni leader Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musliar on Saturday described as "un-Islamic" the concept of gender equality and …

In “Jessica Jones,” Marvel takes on the biggest villain of them all—the patriarchy

In Netflix’s new superhero series <i>Jessica Jones</i>, the patriarchy is the enemy.<p>No, super-strong private investigator Jones (Krysten Ritter) doesn’t organize political campaigns for reproductive rights. But her enemy in the series, the supervillain Killgrave (David Tenant) is a one-man system of …

Domestic Violence

Netanyahu: 'There won’t be any transfer of territory to the Palestinians'

Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu told ministers from his Likud Party Sunday that there will be no transfer of land to the Palestinian …

Government ‘still failing to protect women against violent men’

End Violence Against Women coalition says male abuse of women and girls is still going unchecked as services struggle<p>Women and girls are still not being protected from violent men because of “critical frontline failings”, according to an evaluation of the past 10 years of government action on the …

Yazidi Women Tell of Rape and Enslavement at Hands of ISIS

KHANKE CAMP, Iraq — The grandmother lifted her face to heaven and let out a high wail.<p>"I pray for this hell to end," the 64-year-old said before crumpling onto the floor of her hut.<p>Kimy Hassan Sayfo's daughters and granddaughters have been held captive by ISIS. Two daughters recently escaped but …

Mumbai: Schoolmates rape teenager, circulate video on Whatsapp

It was found out on Wednesday that a 15-year-old girl was gang-raped by her classmate and three of his friends. The incident came to light after the …

Mumbai attacks accused condemns Paris attacks

<b>Hafiz Saeed, the founder of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group, is among those who have condemned the Paris attacks, terming them an international conspiracy to stop the "unabated" rise of Islam in the West.</b><p>Ironically, Saeed is accused by India of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks …

Pakistan

Rubio’s slippery obfuscation: It’s becoming impossible to know what he really believes

<b>(Youtube)</b><p>On several different issues, Marco Rubio believes all things, and nothing, at the same time<p>Simon Maloy<p>November 27, 2015 10:57am (UTC)<p>The more you pay attention to Marco Rubio, the third-place frontrunner for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, the more you begin to understand just how …

Marco Rubio

Mississippi man faces murder charge after stabbing parents over fast food

Authorities say a man faces charges in Louisiana accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn't get any for him.<p>Ronald Pritchett, 32, of Purvis, Mississippi, faces charges of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and auto theft in …

Florida State Official Details Sexual Assault Claims Against Football Players

According to a report from Gary Fineout of the Associated Press, the former director of the Florida State University’s victim advocate program detailed 20 claims of sexual assault and said “she was concerned that athletes get preferential treatment during investigations of misconduct.”<p>Melissa …

When Law Enforcement is the Perpetrator

Last Thanksgiving I posted Police Trading in Child Rape & Torture profiling nearly 70 local and state police officers arrested on child pornography …

Man jailed for murder of his nine-year-old grandson

Stewart Greene will serve minimum of 22 years for drowning boy 12 days after he had been discharged from mental health unit<p>A man who drowned his nine-year-old grandson in the bath has been jailed for a minimum of 22 years and told that his “callousness cannot be overstated”.<p>Stewart Greene, 65, of …

Ask Kim Duthie if she’s surprised that women are still blamed for their abuse | Van Badham

In the same week new research shows victim-blaming of women is entrenched in our culture, Ricky Nixon wins the right to label a 17-year-old a ‘temptress’<p>In 2011, a 48-year-old man indulged in a “tawdry affair” with a 17-year-old girl. She was a schoolgirl infatuated with the world he represented – …

Suspects Arrested in Killing of Pregnant Woman; Some Ask: Why So Little Media Attention?

Two men have been charged this week with killing a pregnant Indiana woman during a burglary. <b>Amanda Blackburn</b> was shot in the head on November 10th …

Paul Massey murder: police offer £50,000 reward for information

Officers try to break silence over killing of Salford ‘Mr Big’, which they have linked to later shooting of seven-year-old child<p>Greater Manchester police have offered a £50,000 reward for information about the gangland murder of Salford’s “Mr Big”, Paul Massey.<p>Massey, who was known throughout …

Asia Struggles for a Solution to Its ‘Missing Women’ Problem

How South Korea turned the tide on a demographic imbalance threatening economic growth and social structures<p>SEOUL—A cultural preference for male children has cost Asia dearly. Count up all the girls who were never born because of selective abortion, victims of infanticide and females who died from …

Human Rights

Charges against police officer in teen’s slaying don’t quell anger in Chicago

Hundreds of protesters marched after the release of a graphic video showing the killing of a black teenager by a white officer.<p>Hundreds of protesters marched after the release of a graphic video showing the killing of a black teenager by a white officer.<p>By Peter Slevin<p>Mark Guarino<p>, reporter<p>Mark …

Law Enforcement

Beijing shuts down art exhibition on violence against women

Gallery planning to exhibit feminist works celebrating attempts to combat violence against women forced to close down hours before opening<p>Beijing authorities have shut down an art exhibition celebrating attempts to combat violence against women, organisers said on Thursday.<p>The exposition, timed to …

Florida Man Convicted of Murder After Posting Photos of His Wife's Dead Body on Facebook

Derek Medina shot his wife eight times; his attorney claimed (unsuccessfuly) in self-defense.<p>A Florida man who killed his wife and posted a photo of her bloody corpse on Facebook was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder after failing to convince a jury that he shot her eight times in …

Is The Revenant too 'brutal' for women? Film blogger ridiculed for sexist tweet

In his new film The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio’s fur trapper Hugh Glass (based on the real-life 19th century frontiersman) is buried alive and left for dead after being mauled by a grizzly bear, survives horrific injuries, and sets out on an arduous 200-mile trek to take down the man who betrays …

UN launches programme to combat violence against women

Rallies and demonstrations have taken place around the world in support of the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women<p>According to the UN, more than one third of women and girls worldwide have experienced either physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives …

War Machine Blew the Prosecutor a Kiss During His Sexual Assault Trial

His defense says Christy Mack couldn't have been raped because she did porn.<p>Mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, known as War Machine, blew a kiss at the prosecuting attorney while his lawyer argued Christy Mack's career in porn suggested she consented to the violent sexual assault …

Christian militias in Central African Republic 'burnt witches at stake', says UN report

Shocking probe by UN human rights investigators comes days ahead of visit by Pope Francis<p>Christian militias in the Central African Republic have been accused of burning "witches" at the stake in a UN report leaked just days ahead of a visit to the war-torn country by the Pope.<p>The militias, who have …

Australian politician refuses to stand during ovation for domestic violence speech

An Australian politician has refused to stand up during a standing ovation for domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty.<p>Graham Watt, an MP in the …

Facebook photo murder: Derek Medina convicted in Florida

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1209000/1209969_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532502517_12a94abffb521db2050ac39f980aeb7e<p><b>A Florida man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the body on Facebook has been found guilty of murder.</b><p>Derek Medina admitted taking the picture …

Social Media

Former FSU Official: Football Players Receive Special Treatment As Dozens Accused Of Sexual Assault Or Domestic Violence

The former Florida State administrator in charge of the university’s Victim Advocate Office until this past August testified that over nine years, …

Billionaire Sumner Redstone unable to make decisions, says lawsuit by ex-girlfriend

A bitter battle to control the fortune of ailing billionaire Sumner Redstone escalated Wednesday when the media mogul's ex-girlfriend filed a lawsuit alleging that he is mentally impaired and unable to make decisions.<p>The lawsuit raises important questions about whether the 92-year-old Redstone is …

Media Industry

This Is Why White Supremacists Opened Fire On Peaceful Black Lives Matter Protestors

No matter how hateful it often appears, one has to admit that there are many things to be thankful for as an American. The population is not yet …

Black Lives Matter

Sam Harris: The ‘Salon’ Interview

I consider <i>Salon</i> to be among the worst offenders of the new pseudo-journalism, and I have long maintained a personal boycott of the website. I ask my …

Religion

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Events around the world today to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Protest, celebrations took place in France, Spain, Pakistan and many other countries to raise awareness on domestic violence and a call to end violence against women.