Bulletin of the Oppression of Women: Aug 12 – Nov 2, 2010

August 12, 2010
Iran
The ‘confession’ from a woman facing stoning.

August 13, 2010
India
A female engineer is facing threats for not wearing a veil.

August 15, 2010
USA
A Tulsa shelter helps abused Muslim women.

UK
Muslim parents are charged with beating and imprisoning their daughter over a facebook fling.

August 17, 2010
USA
Honor killings aren’t a new thing in the US.

August 27, 2010
Italy
An acid attack on a 19 year old woman.

Italy
Islam is denied income tax revenue for various reasons including their failure to uphold women’s rights. (T&P post here).

August 29, 2010
UK
Taxi drivers double as bounty hunters for Muslim women.

August 31, 2010
Afghanistan (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
Blood tests have confirmed that a mysterious series of cases of mass sickness at girls’ schools across the country over the last two years were caused by a powerful poison gas. Update on Sharia law and the Taliban treatment of women in Afghanistan HERE.

September 2, 1010
UK
Another honor killing in the UK.

September 4, 2010
USA (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
Update on the Muslim man who beheaded his wife.

September 5, 2010
Iran (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
An Iranian woman who’s sentenced to stoning is also going to get 99 lashes for having her picture published without her headscarf. Update HERE. (T&P posts on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani here).

USA
A video where Imam Feisal Rauf says in sharia law women are equal with men and calls the US a ‘Sharia compliant state‘.

France
France is to strip citizenship from attackers of police but not polygamists or those that promote female circumcision.

Egypt
Egyptian cleric: If women are harassed even when wearing the niqab or hijab, it may be because they should not be outside the house at all. (More on sexual harrassment in Egypt).

September 7, 2010
Bangladesh
A n 11 year old girl is raped by her teacher.

September 9, 2010
Saudi Arabia
A Saudi man divorces his wife over cheese sambosa.

September 13, 2010
USA
The problem of honor killings; the number of victims might be four times higher than UN estimates.

USA
Forced marriages and conversions of Christian girls in Islamic countries.

September 14, 2010
UK
Iranian gang members try to sell girls’ virginity to wealthy Arabs.

Netherlands (Hat tip and translation to Islam in Europe)
13 Honor murders a year.

UK
An African woman was kept as a slave by a Muslim doctor.

September 15, 2010
Saudi Arabia

A Saudi Arabian women’s rights activist has called for the political leadership in the country to abolish rules granting male authority over women.

Pakistan
The latest development in an incident involving policemen refusing to register a case of forced religious conversion of a 13-year-old Hindu girl.

Australia (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
A 14-YEAR-old girl has been banned from leaving Australia and has had to surrender her passport to save her from an arranged marriage, just days before the girl’s father planned to whisk her overseas to marry a man she has never met.

September 16, 2010
USA
A Philadelphia man admits going to Egypt to impregnate young girls.

USA
A man is charged for splashing battery acid in girlfriend’s face.

India
There is a growing number of honor killings in the Indian Capital Region.

September 17, 2010
India
This article examines why Muslim Queens have vanished from history.

September 18, 2010
USA
The unremitting degradation of women in most of the Mideast, Africa, and other parts of Asia where Islamic Sharia law plays a huge role is horrifying and appalling. Sharia law endorses slavery, demands executions for apostasy, and condones the repression of women.

India
An aeronautical engineer by qualification, a 23-year-old Muslim girl here refuses to wear the burqa and often sports jeans despite constant threats to her life.

September 19, 2010
Pakistan
There was a reported 13% increase in violence against women from 2008 to 2009.

September 20, 2010
West Bank (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
Khaled Mahmoud admits beating his sister to death last year in the West Bank and says he’d do it again. (T&P post here).

September 23, 2010
Egypt
Egyptian cleric states that Islam permits wife beating only when she refuses to have sex with him.

September 24, 2010
Pakistan
The Taliban blew up two more girls’ schools in the provincial capital of Peshawar.

Pakistan (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
A rare video reportedly smuggled out of northwest Pakistan allegedly shows a woman being stoned to death by Taliban militants in the upper region of Orakzai. WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGES.

September 27, 2010
Chechnya (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
Women in Chechnya are under pressure to adopt Islamic dress, according to human rights activists and an Islamic fundamentalist video circulating on the Internet in the latest example of deteriorating women’s rights under the president of the restive southern Russian republic. (T&P post here).

September 28, 2010
Germany
Wafa was only 17 years old when she was murdered by her family about 17 years ago for “honor”, said her sister, a Kurd living in Germany, who witnessed the murder of her sister.

September 30, 2010
New Zealand

A Turkish immigrant who claimed he was performing a traditional dance with violent-looking moves as he beat his wife has been convicted of assault by a New Zealand judge.

October 1, 2010
Indonesia
Two women were publicly caned in Indonesia’s staunchly Muslim Aceh province on Friday for selling food during Ramadan.

October 2, 2010
Britain (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
Hundreds of girls are bring forced by British schools to wear the Islamic veil in a move which has been heavily criticised by mainstream Muslims. Update HERE.

October 3, 2010
Egypt
Egyptian psychotherapist reports that women in Arab societies are treated as minors.

October 4, 2010
Italy

A Pakistani woman has died in Italy after her husband beat her with a brick for opposing the arranged marriage of her daughter. (T&P post here).

October 8, 2010
Indonesia (hat tip to JihadWatch)
In a move criticized as an insult to the dignity of women, an Aceh district speaker has called for the replacement of a female subdistrict head, arguing that women were unfit to lead under Islamic law.

October 9, 2010
Iraq
Blame is laid on Islamic clerics for prevalence of honor killing in Iraqi Kurdistan.

October 12, 2010
Australia
If you think Islamic women have the right to be uncovered, and want the burqa banned, you’re an Islamophobe.

October 29, 2010
UN/Iran
The United States Government and human rights groups reacted forcefully yesterday to news that Iran is close to gaining a seat on a new UN agency to promote equality for women. (T&P post here).

November 2, 2010
Iran (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
An Iranian woman who was sentenced to death by stoning after being found guilty of adultery and helping kill her husband, will be executed on Wednesday, November 3, 2010.

I would add some cases which have happened in Spain:

  1. Moroccan man condemned to 45 years in prison for raping 4 women in 2 months.
  2. Moroccan man kills sister, tries to hide it by calling emergencies.
  3. Burqa’s 18-years-old Sumaya can’t listen to music, her husband says.
  4. 27-year-old Moroccan arrested for having his wife confined at home for 2 years.
  5. Spain: “Extremist” imams’ ideology blamed on “disorganized Islam”, according to El País.
  6. Moroccan woman and two sons killed by husband/father.
  7. Spain: Cunit’s imam sentenced to a year in prison.

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