American Samizdat

Monday, November 27, 2006. *
A Muslim-run domestic violence prevention agency is holding a vigil and a new type of dialogue group next week to address Fremont's fifth homicide, which occurred when a 62-year-old husband allegedly gunned down his wife after an argument in their kitchen.

SEMAH founding director Reshma Yunus said she wants to bring more awareness about domestic violence within the Muslim world, a topic that's often stigmatized and not discussed.

[Ready for a discussion about Islam and violence against women? Start here.]
posted by Trevor Blake at 8:22 AM
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