break silence


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break silence

to give information about a topic that no one was mentioning or discussing. The press finally broke silence on the question of the plagiarized editorial.
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Attacks on hospitals, schools and other public places are regarded as war crimes and the world should break silence and confront these savage attempts," Marreh Sedq told reporters on Thursday.
The group also urged the democratic minds in India to break silence and express solidarity with the families of the missing persons.
The courts are full as victims break silence and finally punish their aging abusers.
Two brothers held as terror suspects for more than a week following a controversial raid by armed police break silence today about their ordeal.
Few accounts have been written by medical practitioners subjected to disciplinary psychiatry and willing to break silence afterward.
As Scotland arrived in Latvia for their opening World Cup qualifying clash, McCann became the first Rangers player, who played in last Sunday's 6-2 drubbing by Celtic, to break silence.
They must break silence - the inability of employees, customers and other stakeholders to enable truth to speak to power.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran, as the president of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)EOAe strongly condemned Israel's crimes in the Palestinian territories, and called on the international community, particularly the UN Security Council (UNSC), to break silence on the Israeli crimes.
Bobby Petrino has finally chosen to break silence about the affair that led to his being fired as the head football coach of Arkansas.
THE widows of seven fishermen who drowned in one of Scotland's worst sea disasters plan to shame Tony Blair into ordering officials to break silence over the inquiry.
In similar remarks last Monday, Chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi asked his world counterparts to break silence on Israel's savage attacks on the defenseless Palestinian people in Gaza.
He added: "The use of internet and technology-based solutions is an essential and very successful aspect of our efforts to provide a means through which people can break silence and seek support.
Boroujerdi himself asked his world counterparts on Monday to break silence on Israel's savage attacks on the defenseless Palestinian people in Gaza.
In similar remarks on Monday, Chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission asked his world counterparts to break silence on Israel's savage attacks on the defenseless Palestinian people in Gaza.
Mandela is the most prominent South African leader to break silence about a family member succumbing to AIDS, but he's not the first.