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Karzai Rape Law

Social Justice Meets Fashion Sense

Smita Satiani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Smita Satiani

Today is Denim Day, recognizing a 1999 Italian Supreme Court decision that overturned a 45 year old man's rape conviction because the victim was wearing jeans.

What You Should Know About Women's Rights in Afghanistan

Anand Gopal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Gopal

Just as the world's eyes are turning towards Afghanistan once again, a few conservative Afghan lawmakers are trying to pass a law that would, amongst ...

Afghan 'Rape Law' Will NOT Go Into Effect: Ambassador (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: In an interview for Bloomberg TV's "Political Capital with Al Hunt" today, Afghani Ambassador Said Jawad declared outright that the notorious...

Karzai To Review Rape Law

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, has ordered a review of a new law that critics say effectively legalises the rape of women by their husbands....

Afghan 'Rape' Law Could Jeopardize European Involvement: NATO Chief

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nato's head says it could be difficult to persuade European countries to contribute more troops to Afghanistan because of controversial new laws....