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2012-03-02 18:00:00

A recent raid on a Syrian rights NGO demonstrates the increased role of, and dangers for, the growing number of female activists in the Syrian Revolution, according to IJMA3-The Arab ICT Organization. Beirut, Lebanon (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 According to staff and visitors at the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression, they were sitting in their office on Thursday, February 16, carrying out their daily work of investigating and reporting on violations of citizens´ rights for...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.