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Women Warriors Take the Offensive in War Zones

Posted on 25 October 2010 by admin

A female U.N. peacekeeper at target practice. Credit: John Isaac/UN Photo.

By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 25, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – The world’s traditional peacemakers – a title long conferred on women – may be undergoing a gradual transformation.
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A Global Civil Society Campaign to De-Legitimise Israel?

Posted on 09 June 2010 by editor

Free Gaza activists being marched away from a bus at the Ben Gurion International airport. Credit:Mel Frykberg/IPS

By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 4, 2010 (IPS) – If, as expected, the U.N. Security Council remains politically impotent and refuses to penalise Israel for the killings of nine pro-Palestinian civilians on a ship carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza, what is the next course of action? Continue Reading


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