Mellon Foundation. As the culmination of the initiative approaches, we will be sharing reflections from those who have taken part in MEPPI. The Beirut-based Arab Image Foundation AIFestablished incollects, preserves, and researches photographs from the Middle East, North Africa, and the Arab diaspora dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.
Television pictures showing a middle-aged man lying stripped naked and being beaten by police before being hurled into their van rocked Egypt yesterday, the latest gruesome twist in the country's descent into public disorder. Taken outside the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday night, half a dozen police officers are shown pulling the man, named later as Hamada Saber, 48, towards the van but stopping to kick and punch him before they drive him away. Egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi, immediately ordered an investigation.
Lulu Garcia-Navarro. On the left: Women wearing burqas walk by the Gulf of Aqaba in Jordan in Right: Women in bikinis visit a beach in Rio de Janeiro in
The news that King Salman of Saudi Arabia has issued a royal decree finally giving women in the conservative Kingdom the right to drive was met with celebration both inside the country and across the globe. While there has been promise of several reforms for female citizens so far just a handful of the important decisions a woman in Saudi Arabia still cannot make for herself include:. Permission to marry must be granted by your wali, or guardian.
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Women in Saudi Arabia are enjoying new freedoms following a landmark decision by the ruling monarchy to lift restrictions on females travelling alone. In addition, women still cannot marry or leave prison or a domestic violence shelter without the consent of their male guardians. However, the status of women in Saudi Arabia is changing, albeit slowly.
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To highlight the apparent threat male Muslim migrants pose to women in Germany, a political party has triggered many on both sides of the Atlantic by using an older painting in its campaign. Painted in France in and titled "Slave Market," the painting "shows a black, apparently Muslim slave trader displaying a naked young woman with much lighter skin to a group of men for examination," probably in North Africa. The Alternative for Germany party AfDfounded in and first elected to Germany's national parliament inhas been putting up posters of the painting with the slogan, "So that Europe won't become Eurabia. He said his museum had written to AfD, "insisting that they cease and desist in using this painting.
The British head of a professional soccer team, David Haighwas ordered jailed for seven months for a tweet that he says could not have been from him — since he was already in jail without a phone. An Australian aid worker living in Dubai, Scott Richards, was locked up for trying to raise money to buy blankets for freezing Afghan children, because he was not part of a recognized charity. Dubai, one of the seven United Arab Emirates, portrays itself as welcoming to foreigners.