Story Category: Revolting Women

Different groups of women were active in demonstrations. It was suggested that some came on to the streets through the inducements of bags of rice or tins of oil. To begin with, many women on demonstrations were bare-headed but as the movement took on a more Islamic tone, women were required to cover our heads on demonstrations. At some demonstrations, men formed a ring of protection around the women protestors.

Revolting Women

A lot of different groups of women were active in demonstrations. It was suggested that some came on to the streets through the inducements of bags of rice or tins of oil. To begin with, many women on demonstrations were bare-headed but as the movement took on a more Islamic tone, women were required to Read more…

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Children on demonstrations

As I looked through these photographs after so many years, I was surprised to notice how many babies and children were in the demonstrations. I had clearly seen this at the time but forgotten about it. ┬áThe images triggered two thoughts. One was that the people were not at this point fearful. The second was Read more…

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