The new Government: Margot Wallström

SWEDEN. The new government, consisting of members from the Social Democratic Party and the Green Party, was presented yesterday. Margot Wallström started off in the Social Democratic Youth League, the breeding ground for the next generation of party leaders. She have been asked several times to become the chairman of the Social Democratic Party, but … Continue reading The new Government: Margot Wallström

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Don’t Insult Islam

CANADA. Twitters growing preoccupation with policing their users have given them strange bedfellows. On 20 August this year Ensaf Haidar, wife of Raif Badawi who is imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for insulting Islam, tweeted: Retweet if you're against niqab. Retweeter si vous êtes contre le niqab. Today she got the message that Twitter has recieved … Continue reading Don’t Insult Islam

Saudi Arabia Joins Women’s Rights Commission

SAUDI ARABIA. One might think it's a joke, but it's not, Saudi Arabia have actually been elected to sit on the Executive Council of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. A country that practice gender segregation and where women are routinely discriminated! Last year, when UN voted wether Saudi Arabia should be a … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Joins Women’s Rights Commission