Jordan Activists Profile ‘Honor’ Killing Victims

In Jordan, critics are finding shortfalls in the local press coverage of a March “honor” killing. To fill the void in reporting, one advocacy group, No Honor in Crime, publishes profiles of the victims to humanize them in ways local press reports do not.

In Egypt, Detention of Female Students Drags On

The appeal date for the Al-Azhar University students is postponed to April 2. The young women were detained in what is being described as the biggest roundup of Egyptians in two decades; AP reports an unofficial detention figure of 16,000.