Global leaders will vote tomorrow on ousting Iran from the United Nations’ top women’s rights body. Although it consistently has one of the lowest gender equality scores globally, Iran started its four-year term on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in March.
The Taliban has performed its first public execution since taking power in August 2021. The father of a murder victim shot and killed the murderer. Several officials attended the execution. The Taliban approached the murder victim’s mother about the punishment. She asked for an execution.
Shock and disbelief follow the United States Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) announcement. Released each year by the State Department, the CPC list identifies the world’s worst religious freedom offenders.