Stories Of Women's Resistance To War, Genocide And Repression

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Stories Of Women's Resistance To War, Genocide And Repression
Stories Of Women's Resistance To War, Genocide And Repression
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Resist war, aggression and violence not everyone had a gun in their hands. Here are 10 stories of women's resistance - they tell about political protest, "anti-state propaganda", mass executions and survival, military life and love.

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How human rights defender Nasrin Sotoude ended up in prison

The Tehran Revolutionary Court found Iranian human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh guilty of "disseminating anti-state propaganda." Her husband, activist Reza Handan, claims the judge's verdict refers to "decades" in prison

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For which Nadia Murad received the Nobel Peace Prize

According to experts, in August 2014, about 10 thousand Yezidis suffered from terrorist actions. The militants took almost 7 thousand people prisoner, most of them women who were in sexual slavery

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How Maggie Barankits saved children from genocide in Burundi

In the mid-90s in Rwanda and Burundi, at least 800 thousand people became victims of massacres. One of the notable heroines of that time was Maggie Barankits - she managed to save twenty-five children from the massacre

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Sisters of Mercy during the First World War - about everyday life of war, sex and death

In November, Teatr.doc released Anastasia Patlay's play "Mercy", compiled by playwright Nana Grinstein from her diary entries. The authors focused on the military life: thanks to the documents, you can find out what they dreamed about, how they loved and had sex, tried to get into the army

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Stories of women convicted

for the fight against the regime

With the support of the Memorial Society, we tell the stories of women who were imprisoned for “careless statements” and how they tried to fight the system

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What was accused of "Eva Stories"

A free adaptation of the diaries that Jewish girl Eva Heyman kept in Nazi-occupied Hungary was launched by Israeli billionaire Mati Kochavi. The project attracted the attention of social media users and caused a controversial reaction

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The stories of women who

did not break the Holocaust

Like men, women fought against inhumanity and oppression. Some were part of the resistance and took part in armed uprisings, others tried with all their might to keep themselves and those around them alive

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Refugees about life

in Russia

Many citizens of non-CIS countries found themselves in limbo: for some time they worked in Russia, but because of the hostilities they could not return to their homeland. We spoke with four women who came to Russia from different countries - Afghanistan, Cameroon and Syria - about how they ended up here, about their life in Russia and their plans for the future.

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The swimmer Yusra Mardini: How I fled from Syria

In Syria, Mardini went in for swimming at the Olympic Reserve School. Her escape from the country almost ended in disaster - the boat's engine failed. Yusra and her sister jumped into the water and sailed for several hours to the coast of Greece, pushing a boat with passengers

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I work with Doctors Without Borders

We spoke with Yekaterina, who cooperates with the international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, about the missions she has been to, the difficulties and what helps to recover during a peaceful life.

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