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Civilised humanity must take a stand in defence of freedom of expression, against Islamists and racists

The recent controversy over some caricatures of Mohammed gave the Islamists an opportunity to wage a hysterical protest internationally. In many cases, this took a violent form and was clearly aimed at silencing those who dared to even portray Mohammed.

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Yanar Mohammed in the World Social Forum in Venzeuella

Caracas, January 25, 2006 – Sixth World Social Forum: Today, the activity organized by the Marcosur Feminist Articulation (AFM) entitled “From victims to resisting people. Your mouth is fundamental against fundamentalisms” was carried out before some 50 people – most of them women – who managed to overcome the vagueness of information within the Sixth …

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Houzan Mahmoud in media on the so called elections and the political situation in Iraq

Houzan Mahmoud is continuously been interviewed by various media outlets about her organisations opposition to the so called elections and the current political situation in Iraq, the women’s rights and violation of human rights in Iraq.  In her answer’s Houzan made sure to expose the current sham elections and its empty meaning politically in Iraq, …

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WOMEN’S STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN IRAQ

An Evening with Yanar Mohammed THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 7pm Schimmel Auditorium, Pace University On October 23, in a rare US appearance, internationally renowned Iraqi activist and fighter for women’s rights, Yanar Mohammed, will be offering a first-hand account of post-war conditions in Iraq, particularly as they relate to women.

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V-Day Hosts Iraqi activist Yanar Mohammed in U.S

November 16-18: “V-Day: Celebrating Vagina Warriors” V-Day Founder/Playwright Eve Ensler To Interview Ms. Mohammed in NYC. Academy Award winning Actor/Activist Jane Fonda And V-Day Executive Director Jerri Lynn Fields To Introduce The Evening V-Day is hosting Iraqi activist Yanar Mohammed of Organization Of Women’s Freedom In Iraq who can offer first hand report on the …

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Iraqi Women Under Siege Unemployment, Violence Rising

Fearing for the safety of conference participants, the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), canceled a planned symposium following the Aug. 19 bombing of UN headquarters in Baghdad that killed 22 people and injured 150 others.

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Religious superstitions, laws and customs are a disgrace of the 21st century

In the memory of Du’a Khalil Aswad and in condemnation of the flogging in public of a 17 year old girl in Pakistan By Houzan Mahmoud 07/04/2009 Du’a Khalil Aswad, a sweet 17 year old girl from Iraqi Kurdistan was publicly stoned to death in the town of Bashiqa before 1000 men. None of them …

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A statement on the anniversary of Du’a Khalil’s gruesome stoning

Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq-Abroad representative. NO MORE STONING,  NO MORE HONOUR KILLINGS. END THE TERROR OF WOMEN!! A statement on the anniversary of Du’a Khalil’s gruesome stoning

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A seminar in memory of Du’a Khalil and all victims of honour killings

Date: 17th April 2008 Time: 7:00PM Address: Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-1113 Ph: (510) 595-7417

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Join our week of action to remember Du’a Khalil and to denounce honour killings globally!

Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq-Abroad representatives Britain-London: A conference in London will be held on the 12th of April 2008 Date: Saturday 12 April, 2008 Time: 5.00-9:00pm

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