World Humanitarian Day 2019

By Muhammad, Iraq When ISIS came to Iraq a few years ago, families ran from the war zones. They lost their houses and everything they owned. Most of the refugees are from Mosul, Tikrit, Diyala and Ramadi. Most of them are Arabs and Turkmen. I personally helped the displaced families of Tal Afar and Mosul. … Continue reading World Humanitarian Day 2019

Combatting Human Trafficking: What Can Be Learned From The Israeli Success Story

By Evan Henderson Human trafficking has emerged as a worldwide epidemic, revealing itself in the past decades to be a profitable and low-risk industry for traffickers. All across the globe, countries are consistently instituting new initiatives in an effort to curve this growing threat, and yet, in many places these efforts have been to no … Continue reading Combatting Human Trafficking: What Can Be Learned From The Israeli Success Story

Memories from Damascus…

By Moulham, Syria In 2005, I was studying at the best private school in Damascus.  Al Saade School, which in English means “the happiness school”, and I thought I was happy, when my biggest dream was to run my father’s jewellery shop and study cinema at the Higher Institute for Dramatic Arts. As a result … Continue reading Memories from Damascus…

From Pain Into Action

We are all humans, with blood and feelings. When words come from our authentic heart, this will reach out to other people’s hearts and minds. I believe in change, I want to make a change in my community and other communities, I want to show all the world my story as a Palestinian refugee. I … Continue reading From Pain Into Action

The Change Just Started / A Palestinian refugee between the hammer of pain and the anvil of hope

By Sam, Palestine After graduating from university in 2015, I spent three years moving around the cities of the West Bank, unemployed and looking for a job or any other opportunity. Given the situation of favouritism and nepotism in my country, all my attempts meant nothing, and I lived three years in a bubble of … Continue reading The Change Just Started / A Palestinian refugee between the hammer of pain and the anvil of hope

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

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!