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Opinion | One woman makes the news, another one doesn't

 
Two women were killed in two distant countries: Neda Agha Soltan was shot during a protest in Iran, while Marwa El Sherbini was stabbed 18 times inside a courtroom in Germany. Each death, of these women who stood up for what they believed in, tells a larger story. Neda in Iran became a world icon, Marwa in Germany was simply disregarded.
 
By WALID EL HOURI
 
Two women were killed in two distant countries: Neda Agha Soltan was shot during a protest in Iran, while Marwa El Sherbini was stabbed 18 times inside a courtroom in Germany. Each death, of these women who stood up for what they believed in, tells a larger story. Neda in Iran became a world icon, Marwa in Germany was simply disregarded.
Two women were killed in two distant countries: Neda Agha Soltan was shot during a protest in Iran, while Marwa El Sherbini was stabbed 18 times inside a courtroom in Germany. Each death, of these women who stood up for what they believed in, tells a larger story. Neda in Iran became a world icon, Marwa in Germany was simply disregarded.
BEIRUT, July 8, 2009 (MENASSAT) — On June 20th 2009, Neda Agha Soltan was shot dead during the post-election protests in Iran.
By WALID EL HOURI
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