Hadani Ditmars

Hadani Ditmars

Hadani Ditmars is the author of Dancing in the No-Fly Zone: A Woman's Journey Through Iraq, a past editor at New Internationalist, and has been reporting from the Middle East for two decades.

Human Rights

Covered or uncovered: Global female body norms

Not only do "uncovered" female body parts make some people feel "uncomfortable" - so does being "too" covered up.

Covered or uncovered: Global female body norms

Human Rights

Canada joins failing 'war on terror'

The introduction of stricter homeland security measures do not make citizens safer.

Canada joins failing 'war on terror'

Politics

Harper's two-state solution: Canada and Israel

Both Canada and Israel have national mythologies that perpetuate their status as kinder, peace loving democracies.

Harper's two-state solution: Canada and Israel

Politics

Iraqi women: 'Things were so much better before'

The tragic decline in Iraqi women's status is the result of 30 years of war and occupation.

Iraqi women: 'Things were so much better before'

Arts & Culture

A tale of two snipers

How should 'heroism' be defined in the context of war and occupation?

A tale of two snipers