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?”
Looking “Pretty”: Muslim Women and the World of Cosmetics
Oh Canada… Not So True or Free
Hijab: A Muslim Woman’s only Achievement?

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