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India’s Top Court To Probe Threat Accusations Against Politician Accused Of Rape

India’s Top Court To Probe Threat Accusations Against Politician Accused Of Rape

A woman who accused a state legislator of rape is battling for her life after a weekend car crash that police are investigating. India’s Supreme Court will look into accusations that a powerful regional politician threatened the family of a woman who accused him of rape, the chief justice said on Wednesday, stepping into a […]

Iran Bars Female MP for ‘Shaking Hands With Unrelated Man’

Iran Bars Female MP for ‘Shaking Hands With Unrelated Man’

A newly elected female MP in Iran is to be barred from entering the next parliament apparently because she is alleged to have shaken hands with an unrelated man during a trip abroad. Minoo Khaleghi, a reformist politician and environmental activist, has denied claims about the handshake, which would be illegal under Iran’s Islamic law. […]