The Flog Squad; Indonesia’s All-Female Sharia Law Cops who Specialize in Beatings

Many of you remember the 2004 tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Aceh province, killing over 300,000. What many of you probably don’t remember is that Western nations sent well over $2 billion to help the stricken region recover. Continue reading “The Flog Squad; Indonesia’s All-Female Sharia Law Cops who Specialize in Beatings”

A First for Female Soldiers in Kurdistan’s Peshmerga Army

Kurdistan’s famed Peshmerga army has gone from its founding back in the 1920s as essentially little more than a rural guerrilla band, to a 21st century Middle Eastern military powerhouse. Continue reading “A First for Female Soldiers in Kurdistan’s Peshmerga Army”