Syria

  • Not for their sake

    On the 6th Of April 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that he had ordered a targeted military strike on an airfield in Syria. The strike is said to be a response to the chemical attack which had been allegedly launched by the Syrian Government a few days before...
  • 6 years of suffering

    As diplomacy is stalled, the humanitarian needs are huge. The death toll is approaching 500,000. 13.5 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance. Of these, 5.7 million are facing acute needs due to multiple risks to which they are exposed. Furthermore, half of the Syrian population has been...
  • The grey story of the White Helmets

    Through a series of personal interviews and war footage that captures the response of selfless volunteers to rescue victims of daily bombings and attacks in Syria, The White Helmets (2016) inspires hope for humanity and aims to expose the dire need for humanitarian intervention. This 40-minute Netflix Original documentary,...
  • Know your enemy

    “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every...
  • Community policing in Lebanon

    An accountable police service which operates in the interests of the population is a fundamental foundation for any state. It is a prerequisite for social justice, democracy, peace, and the effective maintenance of security for all citizens. For Lebanon, the need couldn’t be more acute. The country’s Internal Security...
  • More than medals

    This year’s Olympics will be one of the most special ones yet.  As citizens around the world anticipate the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and as their teams prepare for the various competitions taking place in August, a new team has just joined the game. In early...
  • Poetry from a Refugee Camp

    On the edges of Europe, in a small town 20KM from the FYROM border lies a gas station. This station, which two months ago was simply a place to refuel and get a coffee, is now ‘home’ to over 2000 people fleeing conflict. EKO has become a village all...
  • I Was Me – Imagine Dragons

    When Imagine Dragons was approached to be a part of the One4 Project, the message behind ‘I Was Me’ came to them immediately. According to Dan Reynolds, lead singer and writer of ‘I Was Me’, ‘the song is about trying to regain your life, which is what millions of...
  • Syria’s Children: Aya’s Story

    Aya had frostbites on her feet as a result of sleeping in the freezing cold and walking for days without being able to rest. She was eight-year-old the day our lives briefly encountered and, together, with her family, she was fleeing the war in Syria. Aya was a refugee,...
  • A Narrative of the Syrian Refugees Crisis

    The Syrian refugees crisis is the most complex, challenging, cataclysmic, and trending humanitarian crisis of this epoch. As a result of the Syrian Civil War beginning in 2011, the number of Syrian refugees that started increasing quickly and the situation escalated into a crisis. Estimates say that there were...
  • Give Peace a Chance,With War

    “The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.” (Omar Bradley) Fighting for peace is an oxymoron.  Parties must stop...
  • The Ayes to the Right

    On Thursday morning Britain woke to a new and sombre reality following the UK Parliament’s decision to allow its air force to join the USA, France and others in conducting airstrikes in Syria – our fourth war in 13 years and with the catastrophe of the last three still...
  • Gambling with human lives

    Europe is experiencing the largest influx of people since the World War II. The key to understand the essence of this ‘crisis’ underlies in the word refugee, which is defined as a person who was forced to leave their country of nationality to escape war, persecution, natural disaster or...
  • Syria Infographic: Four Years Later

    Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Syrian civil war. This is one of the worst crises in our era: 13,000 people have been killed in prisons under Bashar al Assad regime in the last four years. In the UN building in New York, just a few days ago, an...
  • Kobane is free

    After 4 months, Kobane is finally free. Thanks to the Kurds, who have fought a bloody battle of resistance and freedom against IS. Islamist militants had launched an assault on the predominantly Kurdish town last year, forcing tens of thousands of locals into exile. The Kurds are a population...
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