Posts from the ‘World’ category

Egypt’s election: no revolution for women

Women have been turning out in force in the early days of Egypt’s parliamentary elections this week, some queuing for as long as seven or eight…

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Social media gives women a voice in Iran

Iranian Woman’s Testimony of Rape and Torture from IntlCampforHRinIran on Vimeo. A young woman is speaking to the camera, her face obscured to prevent her being…

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More women’s rights activists arrested in ongoing Iranian crackdown

The arrest of two Iranian women’s rights activists in the past week is part of a two-year crackdown that has already seen 34 women incarcerated in…

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The era of the “inexpert” or were the media just listening to the wrong people?

A short blog post I wrote today for the Frontline Club’s Forum blog again looks at what Wadah Khanfar of Al Jazeera has to say about…

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