All posts tagged with: conflict

Shame to Humanity

Publicado 3 de agosto de 2014 no picture Nawaj

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Children of Gaza strip must be asking their mothers,'Who are trying to kill us? Palestine? Israel? Egypt?' but simply the answer is 'Humans killing humans'. For just a stupid political reason, around 1800 people are already dead and more than 9500 are wounded. Israel is killing Palestinians but why don't they see that they are 'humans' more than just a 'Palestinian'. Why is Israel continuing its assault even after they know that innocent people are being killed? Just because Isra...


Israel and Palestine

Publicado 2 de agosto de 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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How can we just sit around and do nothing? America, do something! President Obama, take action! Formerly, I supported our President with blind hopes thinking that he would revolutionize the way the Untied States has approached foreign policy since the atrocities of the 1960s and beyond. However, much to my chagrin and dismay (also, on behalf of the many citizens in this country who agree with me), the United States has yet to lift a finger concerning the conflict in the Middle East...


My Fathers And I

Publicado 27 de junio de 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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My fathers and I I remember when the grass became a patriot on the sod and how growth was a midget in conflict. I remember when men couldn't feed and how wooden huts became a choice. I remember how the territory of slaves was carved from pain. I remember when my forefathers agreed to change the world. And how fate turned their hearts against each other. I remember when young girls were kidnapped, raped, and coerced for pleasure. And how it felt to have a sister. I remember the African pain and...


A New Al Qaeda

Publicado 19 de junio de 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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The Sunni-Shiite split happened c. 650 C.E. In the religion of Islam, it carries great political and theological weight. Historically, Islamic states (e.g. Arabia, Persia, Ottoman Empire, Mughal India, etc.) have always lent themselves to be theocratic. The first state leaders who emerged from the birth of Islam c. 600s CE were the Caliphs. Over the next one thousand years, the world would see various Sheikhs, Sultans and Khans all vie for power in the culturally flourishing part o...


All I want is peace - a child's testimony from South Sudan

Publicado 18 de junio de 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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JUBA, South Sudan 16, June 2014 – Every time I close my eyes, I can still see images of the gunmen shooting and killing people. It feels like it happened yesterday. I’m afraid of closing my eyes or going to sleep because I re-live those bad days. I have nightmares about what I saw and they make me scream at night. For a while, I thought I was the only one going through this, but sometimes I hear my brothers and sisters screaming too. The strange thing about these nightmares...


Will the world let this nation vanish from the world map?

Publicado 8 de junio de 2014 no picture Titilayodeji9

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Man don't kill man, guns kill man! Its not a new thing in Nigeria to hear the sound of guns. People die by the hundreds daily and the world is looking. I am sure the world knows. The killing of some sects who want to take over the government of the people is also genocide. People are being killed daily and the world is watching, the world is watching us. Will the world leave us to die?


#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...


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...


Tribalism is Killing. I think I know why

Publicado 10 de enero de 2014 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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Getting into power in my country is based not on your ideologies or a good campaign strategy but rather which tribe you were born into. A man is most times not judged by his skill set or character but rather the tribe in which he was born into. Belonging to a certain tribe killed a lot of people in 2008, displaced thousands and left a country picking up its pieces trying to get back on its feet after taking a massive fall. This is not only limited to my country as it is happening...


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