In August 2017, Jordan banned a law that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims. This was hot on the heels of Tunisia that repealed this law at the end of July, while Morocco overhauled its law in 2014 and Egypt repealed its law in 1999.
Bertrand Russell once wryly commented that the only change seen in the French Revolution was that
Speaking in public, in front of thousands of citizens, and on an important national event, Heroes
Is accountability a myth or not, let’s talk about it.
A certain court case appeared in a newspaper that caught my eye about two weeks ago.