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The Sky Is Weeping

August 5, 2011

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Published on Thursday, August 4, 2011 by CommonDreams.org by Robert C. Koehler When our lives are torn open, when the worst possible thing happens, what we have, finally, are our roses and our courage. “I chose to stay in Oslo the entire week. It has felt like the most natural thing to do. I have […]

In Egypt’s Tahrir Square, women attacked at rally on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011

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http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2011/0308/In-Egypt-s-Tahrir-Square-women-attacked-at-rally-on-International-Women-s-Day After helping to overthrow Mubarak, Egyptian women – and some men – demonstrated today in favor of giving women more of a voice in building Egypt’s future. An Egyptian protester argues with a man as hundreds of women marched to Cairo’s central Tahrir Square to celebrate International Women’s Day on Tuesday. A protest by […]