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Welcome to cryfreedom.net, 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
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and radical feminist

 

 

  

                             

 

      

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                                                                                                            CRYFREEDOM 2019/2020

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.>
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<The stench of death>
<Canada's murdered women and girls.>

Between 8 Nov 2021 and 17 Feb 2022 AL Jazeera published a serial of articles about femicides of Canadian Indigenous women and girls of which each word is so heartbreaking that it takes a lot of courage to read the whole serial. Still I challenge you to do so! I divided it  according to the number of articles and quoted from them ending with a read more URL. All articles were written by Brandi Morin (1 to 10) except the two written by an Al Jazeera team:

1<The stench of death
On Canada's Highway of Tears.>
2<'Snatched away'>

3<Hunted>
4<A lingering evil>

5<'No one is going to believe you'>
6<'If she was white, she would still be here'>

7<Vancouver rallies for missing, murdered Indigenous women>
8<A letter to … Sarah, who was murdered by a serial killer> (Canada)

9<‘Walking to justice’>
10<Haunting Canada boarding school shot wins World Press Photo>

11<A warrior for Indigenous women and girls.>
12<Canada unveils agreements to compensate Indigenous children.>
 

Related:

Al Jazeera
By Brandi Morin
24 Apr 2022
https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2022/4/24/the-woman-setting-the-record-straight-on-native-american-history

 
Al Jazeera
25 Jan 2022
By Jeff Abbott
<Guatemala: Indigenous women celebrate ruling on sexual violence.>

Women's Media Centre
28 Mar 2022
By Shilu Manandhar
Nepal: <<Question of Honor: Assaulted Girls Strive to Receive Justice.
 
 

Al Jazeera
27 Apr 2022
By Brandi Morin
<<A warrior for Indigenous women and girls.
As the sun set over Rome, Lorelei Williams calmly observed the steady stream of tourists who flocked into the Colosseum, where warriors once fought to the death before tens of thousands of spectators.
Wrapped in a blood-red silk cape and with her black hair neatly braided, she was in Italy to witness a historic event - one she had come all the way from Canada to be part of. Lorelei is Salish/Coast Salish from the Skatin Nations/Sts’Ailes, near Vancouver, British Columbia. When a delegation of First Nations, Inuit and Metis representatives were invited to Rome to meet with Pope Francis, Lorelei knew she had to be there, too. So she took time off work and paid for the trip herself. For Lorelei, it was a way to honour her late parents. The delegates were there to ask the pope to apologise for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada’s residential schools - the federally funded, church-run institutions that operated from the late 1800s until 1996 with the goal of forcibly assimilating Indigenous children. More than 150,000 Indigenous children from across Canada were torn from their families and communities and forced to attend the schools where physical, sexual, emotional and spiritual abuse was rife. Lorelei’s parents were among them. Thousands of children died at the schools, and while Lorelei’s parents survived, she believes the trauma her mother endured at her residential school eventually killed her.
That is why being in Rome was so important to her.
<This is something I needed to see with my own eyes,> she said, softly. <For the children, for the missing and murdered and for my parents, I just felt like I needed to be here.> Lorelei’s father was George Pennier, a celebrated artist from the Sts’Ailes Nation known for painting intricate, colourful animals and carving masks, bowls, plaques and totem poles out of wood. He was 57 when he died in 2014.
Lorelei says he never talked about his time at residential school. <I think he was just bottling it down,> she said. <I think his way of dealing with it was [through] his artwork, and I think that's why he became very famous because he not only did amazing artwork, but he would give it away. And that's what our people do is give things. So, I think his name became well-known for that.> But Lorelei’s mother, Corrine Williams, of Skatin Nations, could not conceal the trauma residential school had inflicted upon her. She was terrified of the dark and refused to sleep with the lights off. <This was normalised for me, to grow up with a mom who’d wake up in the middle of the night screaming or would not sleep on a regular bed. She always slept on the couch in the living room … because in residential school bad things happened to her in the dark, in the bed,> Lorelei explained. There is one memory that particularly stands out for Lorelei. A friend of hers was sleeping over at her house and turned the lights off in a room where Corrine had fallen asleep after a night of drinking. <She drank a lot that night and she passed out from drinking,> Lorelei recalled with a pained expression. <But once that light went out she jumped up screaming her head off. We were all like, ‘What’s going on?’ Our friend didn’t know not to turn the light off and she felt so bad. But that’s how traumatised my mom was, to be passed out drunk and to have that happen.> When her mother died of liver failure in 2012 after decades of abusing alcohol, Lorelei was filled with anger towards the government and the churches that ran the residential schools. <I one hundred percent feel like the government killed her - I even wanted to sue them,> she said. <The government has killed all our people that have died [before their time]. My mom was trying to numb that pain, that’s what killed her.> She took a deep breath and lifted the hood of her cape, designed to draw attention to the crisis of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), over her head. In Canada, Indigenous females are 12 times more likely to go missing or be murdered than non-Indigenous females. In 2019, a federally-funded National Inquiry declared the crisis a genocide. Its final report outlined 231 Calls for Justice for the public, private and governmental sectors to help end the crisis. But Canada has since taken little to no action and Indigenous women and girls continue to face high rates of violence and murder.>>
Read more here:
https://www.aljazeera.com/features/longform/2022/4/27/a-warrior-for-indigenous-women-and-girls
 

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