All posts tagged with: conflict

A dream across the borderline.

Publié 4 septembre 2013 Avatar Imen Nighaoui

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Only five steps towards the borderline and now only two are left to look through the barbed wires. His name is "Kid", he is only 10 years old, he is young but old enough to realize that the sky above his head is divided into two; where he stands is emptiness and there across the line is Home. Now they stopped calling him "Kid", since the day they crossed that line he became "Refugee". It's been two years now, he was only eight when he left his home. At first he couldn't understan...


A Religious Yet Failing Nation

Publié 9 septembre 2013 no picture enenim

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Religion: A belief in the existence of God or gods. Religious: Connected to a particular religion. Nigeria arguably is one of the countries with the highest number of religious adherents(mainly Christianity and Islam) and a small percentage of atheist. Yet in spite of this “Numerical advantage” in religious statistics we are steadily slipping down the ladder of failure as a nation and people. One sure thing is, non of the religions practiced in Nigeria remotely or openly ap...


Life is About Sharing the Happiness and Kindness; 10 Minutes with Sam J. Calhoub

Publié 13 octobre 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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“Whenever you face a conflict, there’s always someone that can hold your back and that can be here to help you.” These words above did extremely touch my heart. They give strength and a deep meaning for the youth. It also describes that living in this world is about sharing the kindness and happiness. These words were told by Sam J. Calhoub, a Lebanese social worker, activist, writer, artist and songwriter. He has been described as the LGBT rescuer by Al-Balad newspaper and...


A positive sight to crisis

Publié 2 janvier 2014 Avatar

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Madagascar has been living in a political crisis for four years. The aftermath is fraught. Many families were broken due to the high cost of living. The threat is a part of daily life due to robbers, cattle stealers and other attacks that grow like weeds. The political war, corruption and inequality makes one believe that justice does not exist. It was four years of trouble, full of tears, and rescue appeals. However, I firmly agree that it was the best thing that could ever ha...


Seeing in The Darkness

Publié 2 janvier 2014 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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I am writing this post as I sit in a night train, on my way to another province in my country called Jogjakarta. I’m passing a city called Cirebon. So when this post is published, I will probably have arrived at Jogjakarta and perform my task there with my friends. You will read another story of my thoughts, or so you can say, a story from my heart. It is so dark outside. It is about 9:45 p.m and every passenger in this train is busy with his or her own things, and some of th...


Tribalism is Killing. I think I know why

Publié 10 janvier 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...


What went wrong in South Sudan

Publié 26 février 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...


#NOlostgeneration "Think, Write, Discuss"

Publié 12 mars 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...