The new decades by Amal Tobich – Tunisia

I was around 14 years old, living just like any teenager. A Tunisian girl from the countryside in the North of Tunisia who barely cared about politics, debates or things like that. I was following  all that was happening around me without really getting into details. Yet, I still remember that day as if it … Continue reading The new decades by Amal Tobich – Tunisia

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A loss of hope by Yuval Bar, Israel

I was young, 19, four months in the army, three at the Nablus headquarters. My first new year’s eve as a soldier just passed, and there was relative peace after the 9/11 attack. It was early, and I am not a morning person… we just got word that the P.L.O. arrested some fighters of the … Continue reading A loss of hope by Yuval Bar, Israel

ANXIETY by Ghania Sifodil, Algeria

The first day of middle school, I was sitting alone not knowing anyone in the classroom, feeling bored and sad because I couldn’t start a conversation with strangers, until this girl came out and asked if the spot next to me was empty. I answered with a yes and a smile. I asked about her … Continue reading ANXIETY by Ghania Sifodil, Algeria

One Day in the Revolution by Mostafa Amr from Egypt

It was a customary tradition in our school to wear whatever you liked on the last day of every semester, so you didn’t have to wear the school uniform. As a result, everyone was trying their best to wear their most beautiful clothes . I was 14 years old. I remember that I had a … Continue reading One Day in the Revolution by Mostafa Amr from Egypt

A journey to the center of Tunisian youths’ minds by Lina Azaiez, Tunisia

It started on a hot August night in 2016. It wasn’t an ordinary night. I felt lonely and stressed; summer was almost over and it was time to say goodbye to my older cousins and to my brother. I needed something to prove my existence, that my opinions mattered, that I was alive in a … Continue reading A journey to the center of Tunisian youths’ minds by Lina Azaiez, Tunisia