formerly known as
Womens Liberation Front


Welcome to, formerly known as.Womens Liberation Front.  A website that hopes to draw and keeps your attention for  both the global 21th. century 3rd. feminist revolutution as well and a selection of special feminist artists and writers.

This online magazine will be published evey six weeks and started February 1st. 2019. Thank you for your time and interest.

Gino d'Artali
indept investigative journalist
and radical feminist











                                                                                                            CRYFREEDOM 2019/2020

<Before the taiban realises what will hit them a Zan, zendagi, azadi!> (Women, life, freedom) tsunami will flow all over the country!> Gino d'Artali, activist ...
10 October - 17-3 November 2022
21-1 September 2022
27-31 August 2022
27-23 August 2022
14 and 19-13 August 2022
13-3 August 2022

'I will resist': Afghan female journalists defy taliban pressure.
JULY 2022

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International media about atrocities
against women worldwide.
17 -25 November 2022
15 November  incl. 8 October 2022

28-18 October 2022
21-18 October 2022
14-5 October 2022
22 September-26 August
31-21 August 2021
16 AUGUST-27 JULY 2022
JULY 2022
19 - 11 July 2022

(incl. 28 June 2022 and
6 and 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2022

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When one hurts or kills a women
one hurts or kills hummanity and is an antrocitie.
Gino d'Artali
and: My mother (1931-1997) always said to me <Mi figlio, non esistono notizie <vecchie> perche puoi imparare qualcosa da qualsiasi notizia.> Translated: <My son, there is no such thing as so called 'old' news because you can learn something from any news.>
Gianna d'Artali

Read allso all about the Zan, zendagi, azadi!> (Women, life, freedom) women revolution in Iran by clicking here

The Guardian | Reuters in Bejing
25 Nov 2022
<<Canadian pop star Kris Wu sentenced to 13 years in jail for rape in China
A Beijing court has sentenced the Chinese-born Canadian pop star Kris Wu to 13 years in jail after finding him guilty of crimes including rape, just over a year after his arrest in China, where he was born and built a lucrative career. The court in Chaoyang district said in-vestigations showed that from November to December 2020, Wu, also known as Wu Yifan, raped three women. <Wu Yifan took advantage of three drunken women … at his home,> the court said on its official WeChat account. A former member of the K-pop group Exo, the superstar returned to China in 2014 to pursue a solo career.
Wu was detained in Beijing on 31 July 2021 after an 18-year-old Chinese student publicly accused him of inducing her and other girls, some aged under 18, to have sex with him. At the time, the student told media Wu had lured her into having sex when she was 17, after having plied her with alcohol. The court also found him guilty of the crime of assembling a crowd to engage in sexual promiscuity in July 2018, it said.>>
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Opinion by Gino d'Artali: Justice has been served!

France 24
25 Nov 2022
Text by France 24
<<One French woman's fight for her rapist to face justice
In France, only one in every ten women press charges after being raped. As the world marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Friday, FRANCE 24 examines the case of a young woman who did file criminal charges against her rapist. But after six years of fighting in court, her abuser walked out a free man.
Karine Sanzalone was walking home from work late one night in October 2016 when a taxi driver offered her a ride. She was just 19 and the cab driver told her it's unsafe for a young woman to be alone on the street at night. Sanzalone felt vulnerable. The taxi driver seemed nice. She got into the car and her life changed forever. The taxi driver raped the teenager. <It was late at night. I shouldn't have gotten in. I was young and I should have known better. All this time, I've been saying to myself I should have seen it coming,> she said. <And that's the feeling that stays the most with me.> Sanzalone was in a state of shock for three days before she decided to go to the police. The attacker was known to police. He had alrea-dy been sentenced to a year in prison for sexual assault. When her rapist attacked another victim ten days later, the prosecutor finally opened an inquiry. Six years later, he was given a four-year sus-pended prison sentence and two years of so-called alternative de-tention, which is an electronic tagging. In other words, he we was free to walk out of court that day. For Sanzalone's lawyer, Sonia El Midouli, it was an upset, but not a surprise. <With this four-year suspended prison sentence and two years of alternative detention, we felt like the court had purposely decided that this man would not spend one day in prison - because he's got a job, he's an entrepre-neur, because placing him in detention would have delayed his psy-chiatric treatment that he had started years before. And also becau-se prisons here are full,> she explained. In France, only six out of 1,000 sexual abuses are found guilty in a court of law, according to studies. Sanzalone is 25 now and continues to fight for justice and is still hoping for a different outcome from a second trial, which will not take place before 2024.>>
Watch a video, 2.32 min., here:

The Guardian
23 Nov 2022
Global development is supported by
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
By Sarah Johnson
<<Estimated 45,000 women and girls killed by family member in 2021, UN says
More than five women and girls were killed every hour by a family member in 2021, according to new UN figures on femicide. A report, published on Wednesday, showed that 45,000 women and girls - more than half (56%) of the 81,100 murdered last year worldwide - were killed by their husband, partner or other relative. UN Women and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime said the figures were <alarmingly high>, but the true number of femicides - where women are killed because of their gender - is likely to be much higher. Roughly four in 10 deaths in 2021 were not counted as femicides because there was insufficient data. Official figures on femicide have remained largely unchanged over the past decade. Last year, the highest number of femicides at the hands of relatives were in Asia, with 17,800 deaths. However, the research showed that women and girls in Africa were more at risk of being killed by family members. The rate of gender-related killings in the home was estimated at 2.5 per 100,000 of the female population in Africa, compared with 1.4 in the Americas, 1.2 in Oceania, 0.8 in Asia and 0.6 in Europe. The onset of the Covid pandemic in 2020 coincided with a significant increase in femicides in North America and western and southern Europe, according to the research. Data from 25 countries in Europe and the Americas indicates that the increases were largely due to killings carried out by family members other than husbands and partners. <No woman or girl should fear for her life because of who she is,> said Ghada Waly, executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. <To stop all forms of gender-related killings of women and girls, we need to count every victim, everywhere, and improve understanding of the risks and drivers of femicide so we can design better and more effective prevention and criminal justice responses.> Barbara Jimenez-Santiago, a human rights lawyer and the Americas regional coordinator for the international women's rights organisation Equality Now, said comprehensive data on femicide must be made available, and statistics should include deaths that result from other forms of violence. For example, a woman who commits suicide after rape, or a girl who is pregnant because of rape and dies during childbirth. Many countries still have laws that discriminate against women and girls, added Jimenez-Santiago, including those that allow rape within marriage or permit rapists to avoid punishment by marrying the victims.>>
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France 24
21 Nov 2022
Text by News Wires
<<Local man confesses to schoolgirl murder in southwest France
A 31-year-old man has been charged over the abduction and murder of a schoolgirl in France, just a month after the killing of a girl in Paris caused outrage. The latest victim, a 14-year-old named Vanesa in French media, was snatched on her way home from school in the town of Tonneins last Friday in the rural Lot-et-Garonne region. A local Frenchman, who spent the day smoking cannabis in his car, confessed to raping and strangling her before dumping her body in an abandoned building, local prosecutors said in a statement on Sunday. While in custody, he said he had not planned the crime and did not know the victim, adding that <his acts were sexually moti-vated,> the statement said. <This man is overwhelmed by the se-riousness of his acts. For the moment, he will stay in his cell and will meet experts who are the best placed to explain what appears com-pletely inexplicable,> his lawyer, Alexandre Martin, told the BFM news channel. The killer, named as Romain Chevrel, lived with his partner and has a one-month-old daughter. He was previously con-victed for sexually assaulting children when he was aged 15.>>
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The Guardian
17 Nov 2022
Sponsored by the Bill % Melinda Foundation
By Puja Bhattacharjee
<<What drove 200 women to stab a gangster to death? Netflix series revisits crime that shocked India.
The doors and windows of all the tin shacks in Kasturba Nagar slum in Nagpur, were tightly shut, the streets eerily empty. An overcast sky threatened rain. Ashu Saxena, a social activist, was going from house to house, urging people to come out and talk to her. But the doors remained closed. Three days before, on 13 August 2004, about 200 women from the slum had killed a man on the marble floor of a district court room in the central Indian city. As police and court officials fled, witnesses say that women across Kasturba Nagar who had marched to the court carrying stones, kitchen knives and chilli powder, took part in the killing of Akku Yadav, a 32-year-old gangster. He was stabbed about 70 times and his ears and penis sliced off. For years, Indian police claimed the killing was the result of a criminal feud but a new documentary series on the murder has India looking more closely at a dramatic episode of vigilante justice that few remember, but which touched on important themes of caste, violence against women and public corruption. Saxena recalls how difficult it was to get people to talk to the fact-finding mission set up by civil society organisations in the days after Yadav’s death, as they knocked on doors and assured people that no one was in danger of arrest. <I could hear women sobbing inside,> says Saxena. Yadav, born Bharat Kalicharan, was a petty thief who had graduated to bigger crimes, terrorising Kasturba Nagar, on the edge of the city of Nagpur, in Maharashtra, from the 1990s until his death. An extortionist, killer and rapist, he dragged women out of their houses and assaulted or raped them. He barged into homes and gang-raped women with his associates. He didn't spare children or pregnant women. Activist Bhaganbai Meshram recalls one brutal attack on a friend's pregnant daughter. <That night, Akku and his associates gang-raped the seven-month pregnant woman. She [the woman's mother] came to me carrying her unconscious daughter and asked for help. I took her daughter to the hospital and admitted her. Later, I tried to convince the mother to make a police report. I advised her to act to prevent other women from suffering the same fate. But she was terrified and refused.> When one woman did stand up and made a complaint to police, Yadav threatened her with acid, finally convincing others in the slum that enough was enough. With an angry mob forming outside his door, police took Yadav into custody. When people heard he would probably get bail at a hearing in Nagpur district court, there was an outcry. Women from the slum, and allegedly some men, stabbed him to death in the courtroom as the overwhelmed police couldn't save him.
<I hope the documentary will start a conversation. I tell people we are not killers, they have no idea what the women tolerated
Meena Gajbhiye, 53> >>
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and also the embedded link to a related article titled <Student's rape and murder puts India's sexual violence under spotlight again
Despite new laws to combat the problem, a rape is reported every 15 minutes, leaving victims and families crying out for justice>

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