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

Open Letter to our Christian friends by Sahar Amarir from Morocco

Dear Middle Eastern Christians, I know this year has been difficult for you. I know the previous years were too. Maybe you think I’m supposed to not understand because I’m Muslim; so how could I understand you as Christians?  I don’t know about the sound of bombs falling from the sky, or the sound of … Continue reading Open Letter to our Christian friends by Sahar Amarir from Morocco