Opinion | Tunisian Elections: Between The Devil and Deep Blue Sea

By Nourjahen Jemaa Gara-Ali, Tunisia On the International Day of Democracy, September 15th, Tunisia had its Presidential Elections. Voters went to their polling locations to give their voices to the person they trust most. However, voter turnout reached only 45,02% despite 1 million people registering to vote in the months leading to the elections, according … Continue reading Opinion | Tunisian Elections: Between The Devil and Deep Blue Sea

Israeli Elections: The Fallacy of the Biggest Party

By Itamar Hauser, Israel For the first time in its history, Israel will go for a second election to parliament on September 17th, 2019, after the last elections’ results, from April 2019, and the following negotiations between the parties did not yield a 61-strong majority coalition in a 120 seat parliament. Personally, I used to … Continue reading Israeli Elections: The Fallacy of the Biggest Party

The new decades by Amal Tobich – Tunisia

I was around 14 years old, living just like any teenager. A Tunisian girl from the countryside in the North of Tunisia who barely cared about politics, debates or things like that. I was following  all that was happening around me without really getting into details. Yet, I still remember that day as if it … Continue reading The new decades by Amal Tobich – Tunisia

I know you’re scared, but you’re not alone | Angy Shavit, Israel/USA

When Bibi won the last elections, I was expecting it. I had spent the day at the voting booth rallying people up for my party. I had spent countless hours, a ridiculous amount of Advil’s, and most definitely lost a significant amount of hair leading up to those elections. I was spat on, yelled at, … Continue reading I know you’re scared, but you’re not alone | Angy Shavit, Israel/USA

Elections by Mohamed Abubakr

Growing up in the Islamist autocracy that is Sudan, all I ever wanted was to experience and participate in a fair, democratic election— to see the masses lined up to elect whoever wins the hearts and minds of the majority, to know we will all be ok afterwards regardless of who will win, to have … Continue reading Elections by Mohamed Abubakr

The Green Palestine by Hamze Awawde, Palestine

Last week we Palestinians succeeded in operating the first train journey from the East part of Palestine (West Bank) to the West part (Gaza Strip). It was all easy. Thanks to engineers who worked so hard on this project, cars can also easily drive to Gaza from where I live in Dura, in the south of … Continue reading The Green Palestine by Hamze Awawde, Palestine