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Headscarf Lands Muslim Woman in Jail

December 17, 2008


CNN Wednesday, December 17, 2008 – updated: 10:04 am EST December 17, 2008 DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — A head scarf landed a Muslim woman in jail Tuesday after she refused to remove it during a hearing at the Douglasville Municipal Court.  Lisa Valentine, also known by her Islamic name, Miedah, 40, was arrested for ‘violating a […]

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Arrested In Spite of Offer of Full Cooperation

July 16, 2008


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: July 16, 2008 Filed at 2:40 a.m. ET KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Police arrested Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday about an hour before a deadline for him to appear at police headquarters to answer allegations that he sodomized a male aide. The arrest was likely to exacerbate the […]