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Prosecuting a radio station that does not interview women

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Haredi women on a gender-separated bus in Israel, March 2012. Photo by Moti Milrod

Class-action suit alleges that station does not interview women: 'Women's voices completely silenced.'

An Orthodox feminist organization is pursuing a NIS 104 million class-action suit against a Haredi radio station, saying it does not interview women.

Egypt bars entry to Bahraini activist Maryam al-Khawaja

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Maryam al-Khawaja, the Denmark-based international spokesperson for the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights

A leading Bahraini opposition activist said she had been refused entry to Egypt at Cairo airport on Sunday, accusing Arab governments of continuing repressive security cooperation despite political change in the region.

Jamal claims Olympics bronze for Bahrain

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Maryam Yusuf Jamal finishes third in 1500m final at London Olympic Games

Maryam Yusuf Jamal of Bahrain leads the pack during the Women's 1500m Final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 10, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Athlete Maryam Yusuf Jamal claimed the first medal for Bahrain at the London Olympic Games.

Libyan Women's Vigil For Reconciliation

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8th August 2012- Vigil For Reconciliation - Free Generation Movement and Lawyers For Justice

An awareness campaign and candle lit vigil together with The Free Generation Movement and Lawyers For Justice for reconciliation in Libya on a very historical day in Libya's history. The anniversary of Tripoli's Liberation, the 20th day of Ramadan and the passover from The NTC to the National Congress.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 August 2012 04:22

‘The World In London Project’: Proud to be Libya’s portrait

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Photo by James O Jenkins and Courtesy of the Photographers’ Gallery, London

Mid-February 2011 – a surprise email arrived in my inbox from a talented and well-established British photographer, James O Jenkins, asking if I would like to sit for a photo-portrait to represent Libya’s participation at the London 2012 Olympics. At the time, I hadn’t even realised that Libya would be taking part, as sports and politics had always been inter-mixed with dangerous consequences. The recent kidnapping and later release of Nabil Al-Alam, Libya’s President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC), only highlighted the problem.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 July 2012 11:39