Muslim Women's Organisation Urges Supreme Court To Involve In Bilkis Bano case
Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), a Muslim women's rights organization, protested the remission of rapists in the Bilkis Bano case on August 19. On the suggestion of a state-sponsored commission, rapists of Bilkis Bano were awarded remission and released on Independence Day. "We want the Supreme Court to intervene in this matter. We were shocked to see them free," BMMA co-founder Noorjehan Safia Niaz remarked.
Tags: Supreme Court of India, Bilkis Bano case, Muslim woman, Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, Triple Talaq
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Delhi HC Releases Notice On Woman’s Plea Against Talaq-E-Hasan
Talaq-e-Hasan law, which allows a man to divorce his wife by saying "talaq" once a month for three months, has been the subject of a petition filed by Muslim woman contesting its constitutional validity. According to petitioner, Raziya Naaz, plea was filed to declare Talaq-e-Hasan notice void. The petition contended the practice is neither in accordance with human rights and gender-equality standards nor is a fundamental component of Islamic… read-more
Tags: Delhi, High Court, Plea, Talaq-E-Hasan, Muslim woman
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Muslim Woman Files Complaint Against McDonald's Workers For Putting Bacon In Their Fish Sandwich
In Massachusetts, a Muslim woman has lodged a complaint with the state's Commission Against Discrimination. She alleges McDonald's employees put bacon in a fish sandwich she ordered for her kids on purpose to "offend, humiliate, and cause distress" them. According to Barbara Dougan, attorney for Council on American-Islamic Relations, the complaint will pursue monetary damages for the alleged crime, in the hopes that the corporation will train… read-more
Tags: Muslim woman, Council on American-Islamic Relations, USA, McDonald's, sandwich
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
Mumbai Police Interrogate Accused In 'Bulli Bai' Case
Mumbai Police arrested Vishal Jha, an Engineering student, also an accused in "Bulli Bai" case, on January 4. The case was registered after Muslim woman's pictures were posted on GitHub platform, for "online auction." Similar to "sulli deals" the matter created outrage amongst political leaders, journalists and activists, demanding strict action against culprits. In addition, detained accused are being interrogated, following which the police… read-more
Tags: Bulli Bai Case, Muslim woman, Mumbai Police, Cyber Crime, women Harassment
Muslim Women Face Cyber Harassment, Picture Surfaces For Auction
Muslim women are being harassed and put on auction through an app GitHub, naming "bulli bai" Operated through an unidentified group, the app shows Muslim women's photo for auction. Delhi and Mumbai police took cognizance and started investigation, after matter went viral. Moreover, political leaders and female journalists also shared strong remarks and demanded strict action communal targeting of Muslim women. Notably, this is the second time… read-more
Tags: Muslim woman, Cyber Crime, Delhi Police, Mumbai Police, Crime
Courtesy: DNA India
Meet Kerala's Muslim Woman Who Only Paints Lord Krishna Photos
Jasna Salim, a 28-year-old Muslim homemaker who only draws paintings of Lord Krishna with butter pot, gifted one of her paintings to Sree Krishna Swamy temple in Ulanadu in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district. Salim aka 'Kannaa' said she ''started painting Lord Krishna by mistake''. However, her husband helped her to pursue her passion. Salim said, she tried to ''paint various images'' but she's best at painting little Krishna.
Tags: Lord Krishna, Painting, Muslim woman, Ulanadu, Sree Krishna Temple
Courtesy: The Logical Indian
Taliban Attack Women & Children In Afghanistan, Videos Surface
Through pictures and videos shared on social media, it has been revealed that despite a peace promise, the Taliban is using sharp objects to beat women and children to prevent them from entering Kabul airport. Reporters have also revealed that the Taliban opened fire to drive people away from the Kabul airport and to leave the country. The Taliban however has denied hurting civilians in its fight against the Government.
Tags: Taliban, murder, Muslim woman, children
Centre Announces August 1 As 'Muslim Women Rights Day'
The ministry of minority affairs has decided to observe August 1 as ''Muslim Women Rights Day'' to commemorate the anniversary of the law enactment against the triple talaq in India. On the occasion, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas attended a program in New Delhi with women and child development minister Smriti Irani and environment minister Bhupendra Yadav. Notably, the practice of triple talaq is a punishable offense ever since.
Tags: Muslim woman, Triple Talaq, Muslim Wommen Rights Day, Ministry of Minority Affairs
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Muslim Women Gets Free Bus Service On "Eid-UL-Adha" In Himachal
After offering free bus services to women on Raksha Bandhan and Bhaiya Dooj, the Himachal Pradesh government has now ordered all the buses of the "Himachal Road Transportation Corporation (HRTC)" to provide free services to Muslim women on 21st July 2021, on the account of "Eid-ul-Adha". The order of the government was official confirmed by HRTC's regional manager Vinod Sharma.
Tags: Muslim woman, Eid-Al-Adha, Himachal Pradesh, Bus Services
Courtesy: News 18
Sri Lanka To Shut Madrassas, Ban Burqas: Minister Weerasekara
Sri Lanka's Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasekara has announced the country's plans to ban burqas and almost 1000 Madrassas. Highlighting the threat to national security, Sarath called Burqa a sign of religious extremism that came into existence recently. Moreover, the government plans to ban 1,000 Madrassas since they are not registered with the authorities. Reportedly, the decision would affect the Muslim minority that constitutes 9%… read-more
Tags: Srilanka, Burqa, Muslim woman, Madrassas
Courtesy: First Post