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  • In the name of honour

    In the name of honour

    Souad, a girl from a West Bank village, was 17 when she fell in love. It was a horrific crime according to the local tradition, an extreme disrespect to the family, and punishable by death. She was burned with gasoline by her family members. However, Souad survived miraculously even after 70 per cent burns, with …

    November 8, 2018
  • Against the odds

    Against the odds

    Happily for the civilised world, the 2018 Nobel Peace prize has gone to the richly deserving. And not, one feels inclined to add, to such fatuous worthies as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ~ touted by bookies as potential winners. The prize will be shared by Denis Mukwege of the Congo and Nadia Murad of …

    October 8, 2018
  • Nobel Peace Prize 2018 goes to Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad for fight against sexual violence

    Nobel Peace Prize 2018 goes to Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad for fight against sexual violence

    Nadia Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others. She has shown uncommon courage in recounting her own sufferings and speaking up on behalf of other victims.

    October 5, 2018