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From the International Humanist and Ethical Union’s website:

For the past eleven years the organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), representing the 57 Islamic States, has been tightening its grip on the throat of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Yesterday, 28 March 2008, they finally killed it.

Disgraceful. But not unexpected, given the apathy of the West…

Hat tip: NSS.

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The quote marks are there lest you think this is my actual opinion! This staggering item just came in via the National Secular Society’s newsletter (www.secularism.org.uk/newsline.html):

yementimes.com/article.shtml?i=1117&p=community&a=6

You’ll notice, of course, that there’s a “comment on article” link at the top of the page… 😉

For the sake of women in the Yemen (and other islamic coutries), please spread this item as widely as possible.

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