What must Iran make of this free woman?

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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/janice_turner/article1593734.ece

What must Iran make of this free woman?Janice Turner
They insisted that she conceal her fatigues with a white abaya, cover her hair with a hijab. It was with her soft voice and in her round, girlish handwriting that the apology for her country’s actions had to be made.

This war has a workaday military guise, but as the treatment of Leading Seaman Faye Turney shows, it is a collision between two irreconcilable civilisations. Its spoils are more than oil reserves, disputed waters or regional influence, but, at its very core, the right of dominion over women.

What a perplexing .................."

excellent article

edited to put link in
 
#2
Poppy, you've posted the link to the Ch. 4 film The Mark of Cain, and not to anything by Janice Turner.
 
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caubeen said:
Poppy, you've posted the link to the Ch. 4 film The Mark of Cain, and not to anything by Janice Turner.
sorry have changed it to correct link now
 
#4
Good stuff, Poppy, complete with the usual readers' comments ranging from sensible to barking.

This might be a more direct link to Janice Turner's article: LINK
 
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hackle said:
Good stuff, Poppy, complete with the usual readers' comments ranging from sensible to barking.

This might be a more direct link to Janice Turner's article: LINK
The Times does seem to attract rather more than it's fair share of barking comments to its articles - has anyone read the comments on Eleanor Mills piece on women in combat?
 
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#10
Ozduke said:
Pssst, I didn't think we're allowed to talk about this?
For a subject so much in the public domain - Does it really matter?
 

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