Forced Marriage Law In Effect in Pakistan
Posted: 16 February 2009 05:40 AM   [ Ignore ]  
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I sure hope she isn’t killed to restore the family’s dishonor.

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Posted: 16 February 2009 11:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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The protective legislation described in this article (specific protections for women that fear being pressed into arranged marriages as well as honor based violence) should be adopted far and wide.

The message should be loud and clear, that our tolerance does know bounds, and one person’s religious rights end where another person’s universal human rights begin.

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Posted: 23 February 2009 06:02 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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psiconoclast - 16 February 2009 04:53 PM

The message should be loud and clear, that our tolerance does know bounds, and one person’s religious rights end where another person’s universal human rights begin.

Indeed.

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