What happened on December 31st, 2005 by Adam Ahmed, Sudan

It was a cold evening in Mustafa Mahmoud Square, in the middle of Cairo, Egypt. I was sitting among almost 3,000 asylum seekers from Sudan and South Sudan; we were there for a sit-in against the United Nation Commission for Refugee’s (UNHCR) new policy toward Sudanese and South Sudanese refugees in Egypt. The square is … Continue reading What happened on December 31st, 2005 by Adam Ahmed, Sudan

The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany

Moses led his people through the desert on the journey to the Holy Land. Those who are coming today don't have a leader and are not coming for religious reasons: they are mostly Sudanese, Ethiopians and Eritreans who escaped their homeland because of war, poverty and violence. They regard Israel as a safe destination. However, … Continue reading The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany

Blue Lagoon, Dahab by Yousra Serry, Egypt

Blue Lagoon, Dahab; or as some people prefer to call it "Egypt's secret getaway" as it was one of the few places untouched by tourism (not anymore though) that remains one of the most relaxing, simple, and gorgeous places in Egypt. An hour or so north of Dahab so you can visit by camel or … Continue reading Blue Lagoon, Dahab by Yousra Serry, Egypt

Mount Sinai/Gabal Moussa by Yousra Serry, Egypt

Mount Sinai, or Gabal Mousa, as we say in Egypt, is the place where it's believed Mousa/Moshe/Moses received the ten commandments from God. It's around a 3 to 4 hours climb and takes it takes between 2 to 3 hours to come back down ( depending on your pace and the strength you have left). … Continue reading Mount Sinai/Gabal Moussa by Yousra Serry, Egypt

The Power is the Pump of the Peace by Mohamed, Egypt

Peace is like a fruitful tree, for it to live, there must be a power protecting it. I remember when I was 9 years old, on the first day of school, crying and hugging my younger brother "Amr" while other students were hitting and insulting us. My brother "Amr" was crying, as he was so … Continue reading The Power is the Pump of the Peace by Mohamed, Egypt