Being a Good Leader by Barez, Iraq/Kurdistan

I believe that good leaders have many different qualities, but one that unites them all is their wish to create a comfortable, peaceful situation for society as a whole by tackling existing troubles. In doing so, they avoid planting any negative thoughts in society. I also believe that the main priority for a good leader … Continue reading Being a Good Leader by Barez, Iraq/Kurdistan

She could have gone to school this year… Yasna, Iran

The sad story of Setayesh Ghoreishi, happened in my birthplace, Tehran. This sad story is not just about crime, it is also about violation of human rights, racism and more She was a normal six-year-old girl. She Moved from Afghanistan to Iran to find a better life and she and her family wished her to … Continue reading She could have gone to school this year… Yasna, Iran

Welcome back, Hero by Omid, Kurdistan/Iran

Today I was checking the news and I saw a report that was unbelievable and shocking for me. Even to this day, it surprises me. The news was shocking as I read, someone sacrifice himself for saving a dog. In the Kurdish region of Iran, civil society activities are very diverse despite the harsh pressure … Continue reading Welcome back, Hero by Omid, Kurdistan/Iran

Change is Possible By Akar, Kurdistan-Iraq

I am a Kurdish-Iraqi citizen, born in Iran as a refugee. The place where we lived in Iran was called "Ordogahe Sonqor," which was near Kermanshah, and there were more than 500 families gathered and living in the area as refugees. There was a school for us where we were mixed with Persian students. I … Continue reading Change is Possible By Akar, Kurdistan-Iraq

Peace ? YES We Can! by Roya Mobasheri, Iran

On March 21th, President Obama gave an amazing speech in Jerusalem. I would love to thank him for his open and encouraging  words. His main message to the young people was that peace is possible. "Therefore we – the young generation -  should put pressure on our governments in the search of peaceful solutions, as … Continue reading Peace ? YES We Can! by Roya Mobasheri, Iran