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Covering the Syrian uprising for the last two years for CNN, Arwa Damon has personally interacted with Syrian female opposition activists from all social strata, religious backgrounds and beliefs. Damon delves into the role that Syrian women are playing in the revolution. She transmits the stunning remarks of the young female activists who brave heavy surveillances, physical violence, and gunfire since the beginning of the uprisings. Facing all kinds of oppression from both the government and sometimes the opposition forces, Syrian women have an even more difficult struggle ahead.
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Foreword Following the violent dissolution of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, there had been a shared sense of hope for a more peaceful future for the European continent. Unfortunately, this comfortability disappeared after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his troops to march against the Ukrainian forces throughout the border on 24 February 2022. This marked a turning point not only for the...