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Ghada Jamshir

September 19, 2009

Ghada JamshirGhada Jamshir(Arabic: غادة جمشير‎) is a Bahraini women’s rights activist and an ardent campaigner for the reform of Sharia courts in Bahrain and the Arab Gulf states. Jamshir heads the Women’s Petition Committee lobbying for a law that would shift jurisdiction over family and women’s affairs from Islamic Sharia court to civil courts.


There are more parts to this interview on YouTube, but they are not translated as Part one is.  Part two, part three, part four, part five.

Authorities in Bahrain have imposed a ‘blackout’ on Ghada Jamshir which means she has no access to the media in Bahrain.

Ghada Jamshir continues to write on the website Bahrain Center for Human Rights and her blog BahrainEve

More on Misyar ‘marriages’ from wiki.

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