THE MEMORY OF WAR

By Malak AT, Libya  When we think of the term war, we immediately connect it to loss, grief, and sadness. It is part of the world’s history; it is both gain and loss. One party will win while another will lose and the loss in itself can be in many different forms: emotional, physical, as … Continue reading THE MEMORY OF WAR

Salomon Tekah, la colère légitime

by Khloe Perla Portheault C’est la seconde fois cette année qu’un policier israélien tue l’un de ses concitoyens. Je corrige en ajoutant une précision : c’est la seconde fois cette année qu’un policier tue un concitoyen de la communauté israélo-éthiopienne ! Autrement dit, un israélien noir. Salomon Tekah avait 19 ans, il vivait avec sa famille à Kyriat … Continue reading Salomon Tekah, la colère légitime

women’s World Cup: More than just football!

By Dalya Arussy, Israel “We wouldn’t have known the Women’s World Cup was happening if you hadn’t said anything.” I sat in front of him tight-lipped, giving a pitiful smile. Most likely, I also rolled my eyes.  Although I’m passionate about all forms of football, I generally don’t force it into conversations, especially not women’s … Continue reading women’s World Cup: More than just football!

Deal of the Century: Why We Refuse!

By Mazen, Palestine Actually,  I am not exactly sure why we are refusing it; however, when digging deeper into Palestinian media parties you will find a kind of Schizophrenia.  Let me tell you how! We, as Palestinians, are divided into political, social, economic and religious groups, therefore we still do not know what we want … Continue reading Deal of the Century: Why We Refuse!

300 jeunes ont marché pour la paix au Mali

Le 29 mai la "6ème Commémoration annuelle de la Déclaration pour la Paix Mondiale et de la Marche pour la Paix" s'est déroulée à l'école LAFIA de Bamako. Cet événement annuel, organisé pour la première fois au Mali par le Groupe International de la Jeunesse pour la Paix (IPYG), en partenariat avec Peace One Day … Continue reading 300 jeunes ont marché pour la paix au Mali

Northern Nigeria & Internal Displacement

I was born, and have lived over half of my life in Kaduna State, which is located in northern Nigeria. I was born during the 1992 Zangon Kataf crisis, which was a result of an explosive mix of religious and ethnic rivalry. This crisis led to the burning of buildings, destruction of property, the death … Continue reading Northern Nigeria & Internal Displacement

#DoctorsUnderOppression : Why this hashtag went viral in Morocco

Oumaïma O, Morocco It has been 3 months since I last talked to a patient or set my foot in our lecture hall. I miss this! I even miss the ugly part of being a medical student, a medical student in a developing country to be more accurate. If my colleagues and I had one … Continue reading #DoctorsUnderOppression : Why this hashtag went viral in Morocco