A Quest for Freedom by Firas, Tunisia – photo essay –

Wouldn’t it be odd, if someday you stepped out of your little corner, out of the mist that’s been invading your existence and just rushed into the world without any precautions or early arrangements? Wouldn’t it surprise you to come across various facts that you’ve been ignoring for so long? How chilling it might be … Continue reading A Quest for Freedom by Firas, Tunisia – photo essay –

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Impact of 9/11 on Afghanistan by Atiqullah Rahimi, Afghanistan

It was second week of September 2001, I remember clearly that day. The wind was blowing fast and I could see the plastic bags dancing in sky alongside the dust in Quetta, Pakistan. I was  an 8 year old refugee kid who just left  home, I remember I was wearing a light green Afghani dress … Continue reading Impact of 9/11 on Afghanistan by Atiqullah Rahimi, Afghanistan

5 Years After The Tunisian Revolution : Are Tunisians Losing Their Dignity? by Rahma Sghaier From Tunisia

Five years after the revolution of « Dignity », the country is still transitioning. Many observers praised Tunisia’s “budding democracy” and celebrated its last milestones : a new constitution, new promised democratic institutions, new political actors and just recently the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, a coalition of civil society … Continue reading 5 Years After The Tunisian Revolution : Are Tunisians Losing Their Dignity? by Rahma Sghaier From Tunisia

Remembrance in Action by Moriya Rosenberg, Israel

The series of memorial days caught me off-guard this year. Off-guard and thinking, which is always dangerous when observing the status quo because one is bound to find stains in the pristine public consciousness. And the stains I found aren’t in commemoration, an art we have rightfully mastered. A soldier or innocent citizen who has … Continue reading Remembrance in Action by Moriya Rosenberg, Israel

Happy Passover, the Holiday of Freedom, by Angy Shavit, from Israel

Passover is the holiday of freedom. It is a time where we, the Jewish people celebrate our freedom. As our forefathers in Egypt wrote “Remember this day, on which you went out of Egypt.” But I know that one persons freedom comes in the expense of another mans restrictions. I know that I may be … Continue reading Happy Passover, the Holiday of Freedom, by Angy Shavit, from Israel