Opportunity to be part of an amazing citizen journalism program!

Your voice is important. Make yourself heard all over the world by becoming a YaLa Citizen Journalist and learning from leading journalists and online activists on our free online training program for youth across the MENA region.  You will be part of a unique group of young online activist and peace believers form all around … Continue reading Opportunity to be part of an amazing citizen journalism program!

Sexual Harassment in Tunisia: The Daily Nightmare by Rahma Sghaier from Tunisia

Walking quickly on my way back from university, I can hear distant music beats coming from somewhere. I close my eyes. I try to focus only on the music; and for a second I disappear. I am no longer here. I feel that the melody is coming from my inside and its beats are synchronized … Continue reading Sexual Harassment in Tunisia: The Daily Nightmare by Rahma Sghaier from Tunisia

Open Letter to our Christian friends by Sahar Amarir from Morocco

Dear Middle Eastern Christians, I know this year has been difficult for you. I know the previous years were too. Maybe you think I’m supposed to not understand because I’m Muslim; so how could I understand you as Christians?  I don’t know about the sound of bombs falling from the sky, or the sound of … Continue reading Open Letter to our Christian friends by Sahar Amarir from Morocco

A Journey to the Other Side, Where Peace is a Reality’ by Taha Barkaoui, Tunisia

It has been a month, and I am still having the same dream. It has been a month and I am still inspired by the people I met. It has been a month and I still talk about it as if it was yesterday. It is a journey I started with a hug and a … Continue reading A Journey to the Other Side, Where Peace is a Reality’ by Taha Barkaoui, Tunisia