Iraq’s Shia Muslim leader says protests should be segregated

Iraqi women are defying a call by a leading Shia Muslim leader to stop protesting alongside men. Muqtada al-Sadr is calling for the segregation of men and women because of nudity, alcohol drinking and illegal drug-taking at mixed-sex anti-government rallies. Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson reports from Baghdad, Iraq. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Iraq’s Shia Muslim leader says protests should be segregated

Shunting hectares: Land Reform in South Africa

On 19th June 2013, South Africa marks the centenary of the 1913 Natives’ Land Act, which effectively excluded the black population from the ownership of some 90% of land. The emotive issue of the land reform programme, initiated in 1994 by the African National Congress (ANC) to redress historical injustices, is once more to the … Read more Shunting hectares: Land Reform in South Africa

The Natives Land Act, 1913 – Professor Harvey M Feinberg

In 1910, when South Africa became a self-governing country within the British Empire, black South Africans equalled about 70 per cent of the population.  However, under the new constitution, they could not vote in three-quarters of the country and could not be members of the national parliament.  The white minority, about 20 per cent of … Read more The Natives Land Act, 1913 – Professor Harvey M Feinberg