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A Man Who Stabbed A Woman 23 Times Has Been Arrested After His Acquittal Was Overturned

“Today is a victory for all women,” Khadija Siddiqi said after her attacker was jailed.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

Amanda Knox Has Been Awarded $20,000 In Damages By A European Court

Knox was convicted of making false statements during the investigation into the murder of her British roommate. A court ruled these had been made in an atmosphere of “intense psychological pressure.”

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

Two Saudi Sisters Found Dead And Tied Together Near The Hudson River Killed Themselves, Medical Examiner Says

Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 23, had reportedly said that they would harm themselves rather than return to Saudi Arabia.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

A Cable In The Middle Of The Ocean Broke And Now Tonga Has Almost No Internet

And it could be two weeks until everything is restored.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago
Ikran Dahir • 8 months ago

Twitter Might Save An Asylum-Seeker’s Life. But It Might Also Get Them Killed.

Teenager Rahaf al-Qunun saved herself from being deported back to Saudi Arabia by tweeting, but there are worries her case could inspire more girls and women to take this incredibly risky step.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

Saudi Teen Rahaf Al-Qunun Has Deactivated Her Twitter Account

The 18-year-old, declared a legitimate refugee by the UN, is said to have been receiving some “very nasty, very real death threats.”

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

A Mom And Her Two Kids Died After They Were Banished To A Shed Because She Had Her Period

Despite the practice of Chhaupadi being illegal, every year women die as a result of it in Nepal.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

People Have Set Up Unauthorized GoFundMe Accounts For The Saudi Teen Seeking Asylum

One GoFundMe account in Rahaf al-Qunun’s name has already raised thousands of dollars.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

The Saudi Teenager Who Fled Her Family Has Been Recognized As A Refugee By The UN

Australia is now considering whether to grant asylum to 18-year-old Rahaf al-Qunun.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

A Far-Right German Politician Was Left "Half Dead" After Being Attacked In The Street

Police say the attack is being treated as politically motivated.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

The Saudi Teenager Fighting Deportation From Bangkok Has Left The Airport With UN Officials

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun had barricaded herself inside an airport hotel room in Bangkok, saying she fears for her life after fleeing her abusive family in Kuwait.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

This Viral Twitter Thread About The Fate Of A Young Saudi Arabian Couple Is Devastating

“They were just young, creative people, trying to make stuff,” writer Kirk Rudell wrote of activist Loujain al-Hathloul and her comic husband Fahad Albutairi.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

Millions Of Women Formed A 385-Mile-Long “Women’s Wall” To Protest Gender Inequality

Organizers said 5 million women joined the protest, stretching across the state of Kerala in India.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

Here’s Why The Small Numbers Of Asylum-Seekers Crossing The English Channel Isn’t A “Crisis”

Britain's home secretary declared a "major incident" after there was a small increase in the number of boats illegally crossing the English Channel.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 8 months ago

He Was Stuck In An Airport For Nine Months. Now He’s Stuck In His Head.

Hassan al-Kontar wrote tweets that caught the world’s attention and spurred an international campaign to rescue him. But although he might now be free from the airport, he still feels trapped.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 9 months ago

Women Are Sharing This Murdered Teacher’s Last Tweet About Ending Gender Violence

Laura Luelmo’s murder is the latest incident to put gender violence in Spain under the spotlight.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 9 months ago

A Woman Jailed For Giving Birth To Her Rapist’s Baby Has Been Freed

Imelda Cortez was cleared of attempted murder, having been charged under El Salvador’s brutal anti-abortion laws.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 9 months ago
Kassy Cho • 9 months ago

The Strasbourg Christmas Market Attack Suspect Has Been Identified

The suspect has been identified as Chérif Chekatt, a 29-year-old with a string of prior convictions who was on a terrorism watchlist. He remains at large.

Rose Troup Buchanan • 9 months ago