What must Iran make of this free woman?

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Poppy, Mar 31, 2007.

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  1. 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.
  3. 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
  5. Pssst, I didn't think we're allowed to talk about this?
  6. 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?
  7. Edited to remove comment on the wrong article
  8. Sorry all

    Wrote and posted before the link was identified as the wrong one.

    Rant now off
  9. For a subject so much in the public domain - Does it really matter?