Day 1 After International Women’s Day – Still Celebrating, Still Advocating

At only 17-yr old, Malala Yousafzai was the youngest recipient, at the time in 2014, as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate for her courageous advocacy of girls education in her home region of Swat District, Pakistan. Blogged for BBC as early as 11-yr old and almost died from being assassinated by a Taliban soldier when … More Day 1 After International Women’s Day – Still Celebrating, Still Advocating

Libyan Women’s Rights Advocate Salwa Abugaigis Assassinated

AFP, Benghazi on June 26, 2014— “Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city of Benghazi late Wednesday, hospital and security sources said. “Unknown hooded men wearing military uniforms attacked Mrs Bugaighis in her home and opened fire on her,” said a security … More Libyan Women’s Rights Advocate Salwa Abugaigis Assassinated

LIBYA: Lampedusa Boat Victims Raped and Tortured

Italian police say dozens of Lampedusa boat tragedy victims were raped and tortured in Libya. Published on Aljazeera on November 8, 2013— “Dozens of the people who were on the boat that sank near the Italian coast last month were raped and tortured in Libya before starting their journey, Italian police said. The police revelation on Friday came … More LIBYA: Lampedusa Boat Victims Raped and Tortured