Friday Links — May 22, 2009

  • Two men and two women were murdered in Pakistan; the families of the women refused to claim their bodies. May Allah give them all peace and justice.
  • Women’s eNews examines Ayse Onal’s work with men who have committed honor killings in parts one and two.
  • Nuseiba’s third part in a series about Orientalism.
  • Dr. Zahra Rahnavard brings the awesome on her husband’s campaign trail, calling for more freedoms for Iranian women.
  • A Saudi Arabian appeals court refuses to ratify the verdict given to the 75-year-old woman who was accused of “khulwa” for being along with two younger men delivering her bread.

The Women that Need Saving: A Reflection on Lila Abu-Lughod’s “Do Muslim Women Need Saving?”
Oh Canada… Not So True or Free
The Sad Stories of Muslim Women in Pictures
“The Light in Her Eyes” Sheds Some Light on the Women of Syria