All posts tagged with: war

Violence as a measure of failure

Publicado 2 de mayo de 2014 no picture Jonathan_connect_zambia

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Why violence? Violence has in the past few years been a major contributer to wars, conflicts and distruction of public property. A war cannot break out if people are not violent, live in harmony and unity. We can make a difference! Lets unite as the next generation for a better future. Yes we can!


Where do we start from?

Publicado 24 de marzo de 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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If we can't stop the war, then maybe we can change a heart, and help those who need our aid. The world today has carved us into divine beings prone to the alteration of the universe. Nonetheless, we have been condemned by nature and at the same course raised to a unique base by its prowess. In all, we have seen a difference in life, scope and justification. Nature has almost shut the doors to those suffering from the war. Now they are scattered abroad, like ants when splashed with water. What we...


#NOlostgeneration "Think, Write, Discuss"

Publicado 12 de marzo de 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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“Winter was another major issue, with a need for children's winter clothing. 'How are we going to keep the children clean during winter if there is no hot water?'” UNICEF emergency specialist Abdulkadir Musse reports on his experiences in Al Waer, Syria in. Thanks to the US Fund for UNICEF and their latest Global Citizenship Briefs, Musse's visit gives us a first hand look into the war-torn city. Not only does this brief give YOU further insight into the conflict, but also...


Freedom of religion- what are your rights?

Publicado 6 de marzo de 2014 no picture Lana Ishak

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I am going to write about one of the human rights, which is the freedom of religion. Freedom of religion is a universal right, which means that the whole world’s countries have it. It is the same with all human rights. They are universal and indivisible which means that no right is bigger than the other. The freedom of religion is very important for almost everyone. This right says that the human has the right to believe in whatever he/she wants and thinks (in a religious way) ho...


What went wrong in South Sudan

Publicado 26 de febrero de 2014 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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Sometime last week I happened to attend a forum discussing the very tragic South Sudan conflict. My attendance was mainly out of curiosity, I wanted to understand why people in my neighboring country were maiming each other and displacing hundreds of thousands of people. My interest was further fueled by the fact that the speakers were South Sudanese nationals and also present was an official from the mediation team[1]. I was also deeply interested in knowing how a very young count...


Power of Poetry--War

Publicado 29 de enero de 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Poetry is a powerful form of communication and expression. In fact, the very foundation of poetry is based on emotion and sentiment which seeks to make itself universal in its plight, understood by everyone. If there is one thing that every person in every generation can understand, it is war. I decided to use poetry to convey the thoughts of the greats about war. Enjoy! Nefarious War--Li Po (c. 750) Last year we fought by the head-stream of the So-Kan, This year we are fight...


Winter Olympics: Unity, Peace, or Secession?

Publicado 8 de enero de 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are just around the corner and Sochi, population 350,000, is eagerly awaiting the arrival of thousands of athletes from around the world. Amidst terrorist bombings and threats nearby, on account of Chechnyan rebel groups, Sochi faces great security challenges arising in the form of space, land availability, warm climate and safety from terrorist coups. Chechnya is to Russia what Tibet and Basque are to China and Spain respectively. Essentially, they ar...


Let’s just face the facts… The world is a depressing place

Publicado 8 de enero de 2014 Avatar Francisca Lily

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Before I begin my day/work, I just had to write this post. I want the world to read this! I am seriously questioning this world I live in now. I watched the news this morning and nothing was positive! This morning I have heard: - Indian slums being destroyed and no significant effort for those to be rehoused. - Helicopter crash - Weapons and war - Poverty and inequality - Effects of climate change - Injustice to our health - Homelessness in New York (2...


Sudan's Lost Boys are Drawn into War at Home

Publicado 6 de enero de 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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“Many, many people are stranded, scattered all over the place,” Mr. Atem said. “This is really devastating because we tried to go back and help this country. It’s really a sad situation.”

Fuente: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/06/world/africa/sud...

AWERIAL, South Sudan — When Jacob Atem was just a young boy, his parents were killed during the long war for independence from Sudan, and he found himself among the legions of orphaned children known as the Lost Boys wandering hundreds of miles across this part of Africa. Resettled and educated in the United States, he returned to the newly independent nation of South Sudan two years ago to open a clinic in the village where he was born. But the promise of this young country...


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