The four-page letter, addressing the 16-year-old education advocate in English, was signed by the militant Adnan Rashid, a former Pakistani Air Force officer who took part in an attempt to assassinate Gen. Pervez Musharraf a decade ago and escaped from prison last year, in the biggest jailbreak in Pakistani history.
“A senior Taliban commander blamed Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the militant group last year, for provoking the attack by “smearing” the Islamists, according to a copy of a letter he wrote to her that was published on Wednesday by Britain’s Channel 4 News.”
Rape victim Lydia Cuomo advocates for passage of the “rape is rape” bill, which would redefine rape in New York state.
From the NY Daily News:
At the urging of a brave Bronx teacher brutally raped by a city cop, the state Assembly unanimously passed a bill Wednesday to toughen the state’s rape laws.
The so-called “rape is rape” bill would classify vaginal, anal and oral contact as rape.
The latter two, under current state law, are considered criminal sexual conduct, not rape — a distinction some victims say lessens the perceived severity of the crime even though it carries the same criminal penalties.
The bill also would only require that vaginal contact be proven for rape, instead of the current standard of penetration.
This video was uploaded to YouTube on March 21, 2013 and is from and interview by Egyptian newspaper El Wady, in Cairo on October 19, 2012.
This 12 years old boy is just stunningly, incredibly smart. Listen to him as he excruciates the Muslim Brotherhood, relentlessly dissecting their power grab for Egypt.
From FOX news in Atlanta:
Suspected drunk drivers in some metro counties are getting a rude surprise when they refuse a breathalyzer test.
Instead of taking no for an answer, officers now obtain a search warrant to forcibly draw blood and get evidence for the case. The key word: forcibly.