Legal

Lawmakers In France Debate A Bill To Rout Out Radical Islam

Last week, lawmakers in France debated a bill aiming to rout out only “radical” Islam. These laws hope to prevent radical beliefs from seeping through to the community that will affect the whole country with plans that undermine national values. 

The bill’s sponsor, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, says the laws are designed to stop “an Islamist hostile takeover targeting Muslims.” He insists that “we are not fighting against a religion,” though many Muslims are worried the amendments will increase stigmas against them.

Egypt Overturns Sentence for Tiktokers Jailed for “Inciting Debauchery”

According to state-run media, an Egyptian court overturned the sentences of two women who were previously convicted on charges of “violating family values” and “inciting debauchery” as a result of acquiring significant fame on TikTok.

The women each received a two-year prison sentence in July 2020. The courts also fined them EGP 300,000 (roughly $20,000 USD) each.

Victims Sue Catholic Church After Proving Nuns Sold Them As Sex Slaves

Recent court documents reveal two decades of sexual abuse of orphaned children by the very institution charged with their protection. The plaintiffs, survivors of horrific sexual abuse at a covenant in Speyer, Germany, described how 175 orphans — mostly boys ranging from age 7 to 14 — were ‘pimped’ out by the nuns to perverted businessmen and clergymen. 

Israeli Jewish Antifa Hacks KKK Website & Doxxes Members

A group of Israeli anti-fascists recently hacked a KKK webiste, and exposed the identities of several of its members. The hackers gave an exclusive statement to The Jerusalem Post identifying themselves as Hayalim Almonim, Hebrew for Anonymous Soldiers. This group is a cumulative movement of anonymous anti-fascists, also known as Antifa. This multi-celled group of activists operates together with no leaders as they oppose neo-Nazis, fascism, white supremacy, and racism wherever they can reach.

Rihanna’s Tweet About Indian Farmers Protest Sparks Backlash

Rihanna, one of the top-selling music artists of all time, poured out her support to farmers protesting on the borders of India’s capital, New Delhi. Aside from music, Rihanna is also known for her involvement in humanitarian causes, as well as entrepreneurship.

She supports the farmers protesting three new agricultural laws enacted by India’s central government late last year. In her tweet, she asked why more people aren’t talking about the new laws. She advocated for other countries to highlight the farmers’ grievances. 

 

UK Proposes Amendments to Help Jewish Women Denied Divorce

The Labor and Conservative parties, Liberal Democrats, and Independent politicians joined forces for a proposal that could provide optimism to Jewish women in the United Kingdom.

They presented a motion for updating the Domestic Abuse Bill to help any woman whose husband refuses her a divorce under Jewish Law, thus proffering hope to approximately 30 women in the UK currently being denied a 'Get' by their husbands.

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