Egypt Considers Allowing Men to Have Sex with Their Dead Wives' Bodies…

A sane person asking themselves the question "Should a man be allowed to have sex with his dead wife's body?" would likely answer in a way that ranged from a calm but immediate "No." to an emphatic, shouted "JESUS LAST DANCE OF MARY JANE CHRIST NO!" But these are not sane times. And the thought leaders in the Egyptian… » 4/25/12 4:40pm 4/25/12 4:40pm

Egyptian Women March Against Violence Government Claims Isn't Really…

This weekend, a picture of a female Tahrir Square protester having her clothes torn off while a soldier prepared to kick her renewed global concern that perhaps the new government of Egypt isn't being quite so awesome to the ladies. Today, thousands of Egyptian women took to the streets of Cairo to protest the ruling… » 12/20/11 5:50pm 12/20/11 5:50pm

"Virginity Tests" Forced On Egyptian Women Protesters

Amnesty International is condemning the treatment of at least 18 women protesters, who as late as March 9 — a month after Mubarak stepped down — were beaten, tortured, and strip-searched. They were also examined for their "virginity" and told that if they didn't "pass," they'd be charged as prostitutes. » 3/23/11 10:10am 3/23/11 10:10am