Daily Express : 2020-09-23

NEWS : 27 : 27

NEWS

DX1ST defiance of women Daily Express 27 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Defying the killers: Meliha Varesanovi­c ignores the threat of Bosnian Serb snipers and mortar fire in high heels, pearls and a floral dress in Sarajevo in this iconic shot from June 1995. During the siege, more than 10,600 people were killed and 56,000 wounded. “I didn’t carry weapons but I did fight – with my defiance, my dignity, my refusal to run – with all these things I fought,” Meliha told Tom. Right, A cordial meeting between prime minister Margaret Thatcher and the Queen at a Commonweal­th heads of government ball in 1979 Crossing borders: East Berliner Franziska Foige joyfully waves her passport amid confused East German border guards, at Checkpoint Charlie on November 9, 1989, as the Berlin Wall was coming down Unbowed: A Rohingya girl collects firewood near Kutupalong refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, in January 2018. Children and adults walk up to six hours every day to collect fuel for cooking and heating Hardship: Visiting a camp in northern Myanmar in July 2015, actor, film director and UN Refugee Agency special envoy Angelina Jolie listens as a great- grandmothe­r, 90, tells of being displaced by conflict a staggering 10 times PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r. com + 1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW