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Zarqa University at an International Conference in Iraq
Date 10-10-2019

 جامعة الزرقاء - جامعة الزرقاء تشارك في المؤتمر الدولي الثالث في العراق

Zarqa University, represented by the Head of Radio and Television Department at the Faculty of Journalism and Media, Dr. Alia Idris, participated in the third international two-day conference entitled "Women, war and peacemaking in the Middle East" ,which was held by the University of  AlKitab in Erbil. She presented a research on the social responsibility of the media in conveying the suffering of women and highlighting their role in societal peace: the Palestinian women in the prisons of the occupation as a model.

Dr. Idris highlighted the suffering of Palestinian female inside the Israeli jails and after liberation by documenting through the media various forms of torture and oppression of female prisoners in the Israeli jails, especially Hasharon Prison.  They suffer from their community's degratory viewpoints while their families are proud of their struggle against the enemy. She recommended that the issue of female prisoners should be tackled more comprehensively.

In addition, all the prisoners' issues should be translated into other languages ​​in order that the true image may reach the international community.

The conference was held in cooperation with the Center for Middle East Studies at the Swedish University of Lund, the Organization of Excellence for Scientific Development and the Swedish-Iraqi Network for Studies.