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Karzai Accused Of Bid To ‘Legalise Rape’

By Sharafat • Mar 31st, 2009 • Category: Misc

Afghanistan’s President, Hamid Karzai, has signed a law which “legalises” rape, women’s groups and the United Nations warn. Critics claim the president helped rush the bill through parliament in a bid to appease Islamic fundamentalists ahead of elections in August.
In a massive blow for women’s rights, the new Shia Family Law negates the need for [...]