Month: March 2014

  • News and Analysis (3/5/14)

    “Egyptian prosecutors have also charged Hamas officials with espionage and terrorism – and suggested that Hamas helped to engineer Egypt’s 2011 revolution” that toppled dictator Husni Mubarak … Egyptian Court Bans Hamas amid Crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood (Guardian) … and in their zeal break the arm of a U.S. peace activist who “intended to meet…

  • News and Analysis (3/3/14)

    A Karachi judge, ignorant of the fact that Islamic law distinguishes between rape (a crime of aggression) and zina (a sex crime), rejected DNA evidence of rape as mere “medical facts” without forensic meaning, but a recent Supreme Court ruling orders routine DNA collection and assigning female officers to cases: Pakistan Grapples with Discontent over…

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