The Egyptian Revolution by Omar Shalan, Egypt

On January 25, 2011 was the date of the greatest event that ever happened to me. It changed many things about my personality and my viewpoint. I am proud that I was one of the participants in the Egyptian revolution and I was in the sit-in at AL Tahrir Square. We sat until the departure … Continue reading The Egyptian Revolution by Omar Shalan, Egypt

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Cent mille by Islam Bouroudi, Algeria – VIDEO –

https://youtu.be/nqfFGx4sYPo In the  recent months many African refugees from Mali and Niger have left their countries escaping from hunger and war. Some of them have found themselves in Algeria, but they didn't get the best care. I decided toreact and do my best to help them. Due to my experience in social media and film-making, … Continue reading Cent mille by Islam Bouroudi, Algeria – VIDEO –

I’m a refugee by Ikram Laimeche, Algeria

It all started in 2010, I was sitting next to my parents drawing something until I stopped and watched TV! It was the first time of my life when I was afraid, it was the Arab spring where all the world started fighting, countries and societies were destroying each other and the most horrible thing … Continue reading I’m a refugee by Ikram Laimeche, Algeria

Small acts lead to big changes by Maroi Ech-Charkaouy, Morocco

Today, I decided to take my little siblings to the beach. It is Ramadan so the beach was quite empty; there were only a few kids there, swimming and having fun. My siblings easily made new friends, and they started to hangout and play games together. My little brother approached me and asked if we … Continue reading Small acts lead to big changes by Maroi Ech-Charkaouy, Morocco

A letter on my grave by Malek Hajlaoui from Tunisia

It was really hard for me to pick a subject for my article. I wanted something to bind us together. I wanted to send a letter through YaLa Academy and for all the participants here. So here is my final assignment. Who are we? What have we done? Where do we stand? When will it … Continue reading A letter on my grave by Malek Hajlaoui from Tunisia