Journalism that propelled me into blogging
by Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai
My blog is a non-partisan site with diverse views. It is dedicated to the promotion of ethical journalism—a conscious decision on my part. It captures conflict, culture, events, nature, peace, people, tradition, and other subjects, in articles and photos. I travelled solo to the war zone to capture images—a first for a Tamil woman journalist in Sri Lanka.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
“Each person must live their life as a model for others” ~ Rosa Parks,(February 4 1913- October 24 2005), African- American Civil Rights Activist
Jwala Kumari Shah is a Constituent Assembly member from the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist).
She has been an active fighter for 12 years while being with the Maoist. She spent several years underground fearing for her safety. She is married to a fellow party member and has three sons.
It was a simple wedding, they exchanged flowers. The relatives and villagers were surprised as there were neither rings nor ceremony for their wedding. “We loved each other and decided to get married and we lead a happy and simple life” says Jwala Kumari Shah with a snowy smile.
I had the rare opportunity to spend sometime with her in Bangladesh. [click to read & see more]