Phyllis Chesler is Taking Action @ Mothers on Trial ~ Starred review!

Mothers on Trial Mothers on Trial (Lawrence Hill Books, an imprint of Chicago Review Press, 9781556529993) received a STARRED review in the June 15, 2011 issue of Library Journal (circ. 18,465). They call the book, "fresh, [with] timely content" and say, “Heavily documenting her book with legal precedent, expert input, and studies, Chesler makes her case with all of her zeal intact.” *Chesler, Phyllis. Mothers on Trial: The Battle for Children and Custody. 2d ed. … [Read more...]

PAKISTAN – IRIN reports…on Saima Bibi

  PAKISTAN ***************** Hundreds of women die for "honour" each year     Jan 2011 LAHORE, 27 January 2011 (IRIN) - Did 22-year-old Saima Bibi scream out as she was electrocuted at her parents' home in their village near the southern Punjab city of Bahawalpur in Pakistan? Did she plead with her family for her life? Did she seek mercy? The answers to these questions will never be known. In one of the most harrowing "honour" killings reported in recent months in the country, Saima … [Read more...]

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