This story is from the experience I had when I went to Germany for a one week academic program at Bremen University about four years ago. I had two roommates in my hotel room and we were all from different regions and different social and religious backgrounds. One was from Romania and the other was … Continue reading From Bad Encounters to Good Encounters by Omer, Yemen
When I was a child, I had a dream to go to France. I was simply in love with the country’s culture, food, and architecture, due to my direct contact with family members and friends who lived there. That’s why I was determined to work hard at school, and right after obtaining my baccalaureate degree, … Continue reading The feeling of guilt by Khadija Amahal, Morocco
ISRAEL — I was 10 years old when my parents took me to a celebration of Israel’s 50th Anniversary. I saw men and women dancing and singing, inviting the audience in a small Russian town to rejoice with them...
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
After more than 10 hours in the air, and a transit in Frankfurt, the plane from Cairo landed in Moscow, at Domodedovo airport at 8:45 pm, and all excited, I ran to the passport check. I gave him my Algerian passport to the custom officer. He was a fairly tall man, blonde and did not … Continue reading The Horrible Russians’ Glasses | Yasmine Alice, Algeria
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
Today I logged into a popular photo sharing app, as I was scrolling down my feed I came across a photo that I really liked. I proceeded to clicking on the persons' page and the first thing my eyes met turned my amusement into disappointment; 'Only light skins allowed, No dark skins.' was written in … Continue reading I’m not my complexion by Samantha, Kenya