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

Living in the Present as a Good Leader by BAREZ AHMAD

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 circumstance for society as a whole by tackling those existing troubles that face a community. In doing so, they avoid planting any negative thoughts in society or the environment...

Growing up in Gaza, by Khalil, Gaza, Palestine

My city affects my life and changes every single day. You wonder how? Let’s talk history a bit. I was born in 1994 when the Palestinian authority came to power. I don’t like to talk about history that I didn’t see or experienced... so I will start from where I can truly remember. The Fatah-Hamas … Continue reading Growing up in Gaza, by Khalil, Gaza, Palestine

I Want Justice, Not Honor by Katherine Leff, Israel

Since the murders of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina last week, commentators and reporters in the US have been wrestling with whether to call Dylan Roof a murderer or a terrorist. Some have been quick to label him mentally ill. Others say that to do so discounts the reality of domestic terrorism - especially … Continue reading I Want Justice, Not Honor by Katherine Leff, Israel