The feeling of guilt by Khadija Amahal, Morocco

When I was a child, I had a dream to go to France. I was simply in love with the country’s culture, food, and architecture, due to my direct contact with family members and friends who lived there. That’s why I was determined to work hard at school, and right after obtaining my baccalaureate degree, … Continue reading The feeling of guilt by Khadija Amahal, Morocco

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First travel: Denmark by Alaa, Palestine

It is a somewhat of a struggle for a girl like me in a patriarchal society to travel abroad. It is especially not accepted to travel alone. However,  traveling abroad is my dream, my goal, and a type of personal success. I applied to many different programs abroad to help me achieve this goal. In … Continue reading First travel: Denmark by Alaa, Palestine

The Last Line of My Childhood by Vera Badalyan, Russia/Israel

I don’t know how a boy becomes a man and to tell you the truth, I don’t believe in such pompous words. But I know how you lose your childhood and how you carry on, moving somewhere new through the fear. I was eleven. I don’t remember myself well enough during these years: how I … Continue reading The Last Line of My Childhood by Vera Badalyan, Russia/Israel

No to Terrorism, Yes to Human Rights by Yamna Ayadi, Tunisia

Terrorism is an awful crime that can never be excused or justified. It poses a major threat to human rights, beginning with the most fundamental of rights - the right to life. Thousands of innocent souls have lost their lives. Terrorism, with its destructive power, has led to  growing mistrust, fear, and a significant new … Continue reading No to Terrorism, Yes to Human Rights by Yamna Ayadi, Tunisia

Breaking Through The Borders by Abigail Levitt , Israel

It's the summer of 2014. Sirens are sounding and rockets are flying. With each one, I crouch down next to my bed, telling myself I don't really need to be worried, but praying just the same. Afterwards, I open up Facebook and read what Joujou is saying on the ""Palestine Loves Israel"" page . 'Just … Continue reading Breaking Through The Borders by Abigail Levitt , Israel