Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Dedicated in the protection of his own people -- except women, of course...

Nicholas Kristof of the NY Times urges President Bush to rebuke Pakistan's Prime Minister Pervez Musharraf for persecuting rape victims and ask him to repeal hudood laws, which have been used to imprison women who report rapes -- If rape victims cannot provide four male witnesses to the crime, they risk being imprisoned and beaten for adultery. -- Women are still seen as "property" in these parts of the world.

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