100,000 demand justice for Indian sisters sentenced to be raped as punishment

NEW DELHI, Aug 31, 2015 (MAMOSA Report) — More than a hundred thousand people have signed a petition calling for justice for the two sisters sentenced to be raped as punishment against their brother. An all-male village council has ordered that 23-year-old Meenakshi Kumari and her 15-year-old sister should be gang raped, have their faces […]

In first, headscarf-wearing woman named minister in Turkey; Last year Turks picked country’s first three veiled mayors

ANKARA, Aug 30, 2015 (MAMOSA Report) — For the first time in the history of Turkey, a woman who wears an Islamic headscarf has been named as a government minister. Aysen Gurcan, a 52-year-old academician, was appointed Friday to be the minister in charge of family and social policies in the provisional government of Prime […]

Musharraf could be back as head of new political party ‘United Muslim League’

ISLAMABAD, Aug 30, 2015 (MAMOSA Report) — Pakistan’s former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf could soon stage a political comeback as head of a new party combining all factions of the Muslim League except the ruling PML-N of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, ahead of local body elections. Efforts have been intensified to form the […]

The map that shows the walls Europe is building to keep migrants out

LONDON, Aug 29, 2015 (BE2C2/MAMOSA Report) — A variety of pressures seem to have led countries in Europe to adopt Donald Trump-style wall-building projects that will stop migrants such as these (see photo below) who have just crossed the border from Serbia into Hungary and walk along a railway track that joins the two countries. […]