Daily Links - 7 November

7 November 2005

Applying Islamic Principles in the Twenty-first Century - Nigeria, Iran, and Indonesia (David Smock, usip.org, 09/05)
Report 150 of the United States Institute of Peace highlights three projects in Muslim countries which reinterpret Muslim principles in a way which might interest some of us...


On "Gender and Peace building" people exchange their views on issues related to gender, conflict, peace, security, and development.

Petion-ville sit-in seeking release of women political prisoners blocked by police who dispute their authorization

Marcella Adey points out how women were barred from a sit-in outside Pétion-Ville prison calling for the release of female prisoners by the Haitian police.


Dialogue on Treaty Body Reform and Proposals for a Unified Standing Treaty Body
The National Human Rights Institutions Forum launches a new debate for a new Treaty Body.
Susanne Zwingel's article for openDemocracy last week showed how a harmonisation of reporting mechanisms might be well served by CEDAW.

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