Oppression Of Women Under Islam – Updates

Bulletin of the Oppression of Women April 21, 2009
The following bulletins are courtesy of Political Islam – just click HERE to visit their site for more details.

April 8, 2009
Detroit, MI
A Michigan state appeals court overturned a sharia law divorce in India by a disgruntled Muslim husband from the US in favor of his wife, stating that the wife was deprived of her rights.

April 9, 2009
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The Saudi sharia court ruled a husband can divorce his wife by text messaging.

April 12, 2009
Onizah, Saudi Arabia
A father refuses to let his daughters marry in order to keep their salaries.

April 14, 2009
Unaiza, Saudi Arabia
The Saudi sharia court upholds the marriage of an 8 year old girl sold to an older man.

April 16, 2009
Sana, Yemen
A law against child marriage has been called “un-Islamic.” It has not been ratified by the president and the Yemini parliament is being forced to reconsider it.

April 18, 2009
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
A large number of Saudi men are using the sharia law “temporary” marriages with Indonesian women. A few days later, the men divorce the women and abandon them.

April 20, 2009
Sana, Yemen
A Yemeni woman is executed for killing her husband who she accuses of molesting their daughter.

April 13, 2009
Kandahar, Afghanistan
An Afghani-German women’s rights activist and teacher, Sitara Achikzai, was murdered by the Taliban.

April 17, 2009
An Afghani Muslim cleric says a new law does not allow for marital rape but husbands can refuse to feed their wives who deny them sex.

April 17, 2009
Ankara, Turkey
A Turkish woman has produced a documentary titled “A Fatal Dress: Polygamy” the harsh life of Muslim women in a small Turkish village.

April 19, 2009
Mumbai, India
The Muslim father of Rubina Ali, a Slumdog Millionaire child star, has put his 9 year old daughter up for sale.

April 14, 2009
Paris, France
The French government has launched a campaign against Islamic forced marriages and Female Genital Mutilation.

April 20, 2009
Oslo, Norway
Over the past three years, Oslo Police investigated 41 cases of rape by Muslims which involved the use of gross violence.