WASHINGTON: State Files Consumer Protection Lawsuit Against Man Accused Of Using Facebook To Trick Women Into Sex By Creating ‘ Fake Websites ‘ Who Was Already Accused Of Rape – @AceNewsServices

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stwalley.jpg#AceNewsReport – Jan.29: Washington state prosecutors are using state consumer protection laws to go after a man — already facing multiple criminal charges of rape — that they claim spent years misleading women about his job, and even his gender, with the goal of misleading women into sleeping with him in exchange for a non-existent shot at stardom.

The complaint [PDF] recently by the office of Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson accuses a man named Michael-Jon Matthew Hickey of using a string of fake profiles and bogus talent agencies to convince women on Facebook that he was a talent recruiter for the adult entertainment industry.

stwalleyProsecutors say Hickey not only fabricated a number of agency names — like “New Seattle Talent,” “West Coast Talent Inc.,” “Casting Seattle,” “FMH Modeling,” “Seattle Talent,” and “Active Entertainment” — but that he also posed as a female talent recruiter — named “Deja…

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London women’s anti-Trump march, 21 January — The Free | WOMENinSHADOW Blog

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog: There will not only be anti-Donald Trump demonstrations on the day of his inauguration, 20 January, in Washington, DC, elsewhere in the USA, and, eg, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and in London, England. There will not only be women’s anti-Donald Trump demonstrations on the day after his inauguration,…

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Koreans commemorate crimes against ‘comfort women’ — Dear Kitty. Some blog | My Blog for Womeninshadow

This Dutch language video says about itself (translated): January 12 2017 Sometimes they were raped 20 times a day, 200 thousand Korean “comfort women” who were brought to Japan between 1910 and 1945 to sexually serve soldiers. This statue in Busan symbolizes the drama. But as [the governments of] South Korea and Japan want to […]

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Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Is So Bad That Women Are Selling Their Hair — Fortune | My Blog for WOMENinSHADOW

Women from crisis-hit Venezuela are crossing the border in droves and selling their hair in a Colombian border town in order to afford scarce basic necessities such as food, diapers or medicines. The trend, which has taken off in recent weeks, is another sign of the oil-rich country’s deepening crisis amid shortages and spiraling inflation…

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Dutch government’s Islamophobic anti-women plan — Dear Kitty. Some blog |My Blog for WOMENinSHADOW

This 2011 video is called Burqa Ban: Muslim full-face cover now crime in France. In the Netherlands, there are about a hundred women wearing what is called in the media a ‘burqa’. Overwhelmingly, these are Afghan women, who, during the 1980s came, mostly with their husbands, as refugees from the pro-Soviet government then in Afghanistan, […]

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ROME: Pope Francis has given indefinite power to all priests to absolve women from having abortions and #killing innocent children during limited duration of the Extraordinary Holy Year – @AceNewsServices — Ace News Services | My Blog for WOMENinSHADOW

#AceNewsReport – Nov.21: Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve women of the “grave sin” of abortion, extending indefinitely special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy. Francis wrote in the Apostolic Letter made public by the Vatican on Monday that “there is no sin that God’s […]

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Muslims in Italy protest over freedom to worship

Muslims in Italy protest over freedom to worship

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Muslims in Italy protest over freedom to worship
Hundreds of Muslims rallied in Rome and Milan on Friday. Olivier Morin / AFP file picture
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Several hundred Muslims staged a protest prayer outside the Colosseum in Rome on Friday over what they see as unfair restrictions on their freedom to practise their faith in Italy.

Organisers said they had called the demonstration following the recent closure on administrative grounds of five makeshift mosques.

Many Italian Muslims suspect local authorities are responding to a climate of mistrust caused by recent Islamist attacks in Europe by closing down the places of worship on the grounds of easily resolved problems such as the number of toilets on a particular premises.

“We feel people are pointing the finger at us,” said Francesco Tieri, a convert to Islam who acts as a coordinator for a number of Islamic groups.

“There is no political will to recognise that we are here and that we are a peaceful community.

“We are forced to rent places to pray — which for us is like breathing air, if we can’t do it we die.”

According to official figures there are just over 800,000 Muslims living in Italy legally and officials estimate that a further 100,000 live in the country permanently without official papers.

That would suggest the community makes up more than 1.5 percent of the population and that Islam is the second most followed faith in the mostly Roman Catholic country.

Islam however is not recognised as an official religion, unlike Judaism or the Mormon faith, and many Muslims from north Africa and South Asia feel discriminated against on the grounds of both race and religion.

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Educating women key to preventing spread of radicalization, Ahmadiyya Caliph says — Saskatoon StarPhoenix | womeninshadow.wordpress.com

The spiritual leader of up to 20 million Ahmadi Muslims is emphasizing the importance of educating women to prevent the radicalization of youth. “The literacy rate of our women is more than men,” said the Caliph, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, who was in Saskatoon on Tuesday as part of a Canada-wide tour. “And we say if…

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