The Wire, March 2008. Vol. 38, No. 2

The Wire, March 2008. Vol. 38, No. 2

Index Number: NWS 21/002/2008
Date Published: 6 March 2008
Categories: Afghanistan, Algeria, Canada, China, India, Iran, Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe

1) Stolen childhood, lost learning 2) Women act against repression in Iran 3) Women unite to defend their rights 4) Worldwide Appeals: Mexico: Raped with impunity, Iran: Jailed for promoting equal rights; Saudi Arabia: Internet blogger at risk of torture. China: Tiananmen Mothers demand justice 5) News in brief: Canada halts detainee transfers in Afghanistan; Rights under siege as Zimbabwe braces itself for elections; Afghan student sentenced to death for blasphemy 6) Profile: A long road to justice 7) Restrictions on prison visiting rights hurt Palestinian families 8) Algeria's Family Code still discriminates against women

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