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Rule of Law Essential to Restoring Malian Human Rights
Posted on 12 Oct 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

The rule of law in Mali is at a critical juncture. In the past six months, the nation's government has been toppled by the military, the acting president was nearly beaten to death, there have been Taureg secessionist movements, and radical Islamists... Read More

Sudanese Islamists Violate Human Rights With Christian Purge
Posted on 29 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

Radical Islamists have fully seized the reins in Sudan with the government giving Christian citizens until April 8 th to flee the country. To remain means to face likely death, as the rule of law is abused to violate human rights by religious bigots... Read More

Morocco Salafi clerics back death for journalist
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

RABAT Morocco (AP) - Three of Morocco's most prominent conservative clerics have publicly backed a demand that a journalist be put to death for supporting greater sexual Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers) Read More

Suicide car bomber kills 3 outside Nigeria church
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JOS Nigeria (AP) - A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives outside a major church Sunday, killing three people and wounding 38 in a restive central Nigerian city that has seen hundreds die in religious and ethnic violence. The radical Islamist... Read More

Pakistani cleric faces possible blasphemy charge
Posted on 5 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are investigating whether a Muslim cleric who allegedly tried to frame a Christian girl for blasphemy should be charged with insulting Islam himself and potentially face life in prison, a police officer said Monday... Read More

Islamists in Mali recruit, pay for child soldiers
Posted on 6 Oct 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MOPTI Mali (AP) - Salif Haidara sat drinking tea on the side of the road with other weary bus passengers when a man with a turban and a long beard approached them: Did they want to become holy warriors? The skinny teen had left his poor hometown in... Read More

HRW calls on West to accept Islamist rise to power
Posted on 24 Jan 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

CAIRO (AP) - The United States and other Western governments must accept the new reality that Islamists have emerged to fill the power vacuum in the Arab world after a wave of popular uprisings, Human Rights Watch said in its Full version (available... Read More