All Blog Posts Tagged 'Al' (12)

Palestinian National Conference in Support of Victims of Torture - June 26

Best Easter

The Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture (TRC)

Cordially invites you to the National Conference:

Towards a Better Future in which Human Rights are Protected



Added by Nabil Hanna on June 24, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Radical Islam and Terrorism: The Case of Radical Militancy


      Human beings throughout history have practiced religious beliefs and traditions. Within this religious practice, mankind has experienced some forms of religious collective hostilities. However, of the world major religions, there are traditions that preach tolerance, peace,…

Added by Phillip Manyok, Ph.D on September 16, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

My new article published today: Focus on Al Qaeda in Yemen Magnifies Chronic Instability

Focus on Al Qaeda in Yemen Magnifies Chronic Instability

Ibrahim Sharqieh

Apr 25, 2012

In a recent conversation, the White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan and…


Added by Ibrahim Fraihat on April 24, 2012 at 7:24pm — 1 Comment

Peace X Peace Forums: Political and Religious Reform Needed

Peace X Peace Forums: Women and the Arab Spring

Welcome to the first Peace X Peace Forum! These forums, which we hope to host regularly, will take on pressing issues in the world of peacebuilding and gender. This time, we have gathered women from around the Middle East – from Egypt to Tunisia and beyond – to discuss how women have influenced the Arab Spring, and the impact it has had on them. We hope you enjoy this discussion and…


Added by Caroline Anderson on March 29, 2012 at 9:32am — No Comments

Fati Al Hassan: Land Is Power, and the Mother Attitude

-By Mary Liepold, Editor In Chief

Fati is the Executive Director of the Grassroots Sisterhood Foundation (GSF), dedicated to supporting networks of grassroots women across three regions of northern Ghana in raising awareness about property, land, and the inheritance rights of women. GSF…


Added by Caroline Anderson on March 7, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Hillary, Stoves Won’t Save the World

"Hillary Clinton unveils initiative on clean cooking stoves," was among last year’s highlights at the Millennium Development Goals Summit. On this World Pneumonia Day, what has become of The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves? Has yet another “silver bullet” failed to make a difference for those in the…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on November 12, 2011 at 9:32pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheeen Sultan Dhanji - Somalia: the Real Causes of Famine

Somalia: the Real Causes of Famine



Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on July 29, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

THE HOUR OF SUNLIGHT: One Palestinian’s Journey from Prisoner to Peacemaker


This powerful book by Jen Marlowe (Darfur Diaries) should not be missed by anyone working in the area of Peace building and Conflict Transformation. 


Synopsis of The Hour of Sunlight:


As a teenager, Sami Al Jundi had one ambition: overthrowing Israeli occupation. With two friends he formed a militant cell and began building a bomb to use against the Israeli police. But their plans were derailed when the bomb exploded prematurely, killing one of his…


Added by Cynthia Davis on March 2, 2011 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Egypt’s Thundering Wave & Questions for Development Aid

I’ve been high on Egypt. Watching the Al Jazeera live coverage, I’ve experienced waves of chills up my spine, tears, and jubilation all weekend. Despite the obvious challenges ahead in that country and the region and despite my friend’s constant reminder that it’s my own country’s foreign aid that had propped up Mubarak over the decades, I’m soaring as this tremendous moment in Egyptian history…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 13, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Burning for Revolution: A Tribute to Muhammad Al Bouazizi

While I don't think I'll ever be hopeless enough to burn myself alive, I can't help but think that I am not so different from Muhammad Al Bouazizi. I, along with millions of educated young men and women throughout the world, are sick and tired of tyranny, injustice, under-employment, and despair.

If only Mr. Bouazizi had lived to see the 'fruits' of his desperate yet courageous actions. The Jasmine Revolution is likely to inspire other upheavals in the region, if not the world. If a… Continue

Added by Matthew Johnson on January 18, 2011 at 8:44pm — 1 Comment

Hillary, Stoves Won’t Save the World

"Hillary Clinton set to unveil initiative on clean cooking stoves," is among this week's highlights at the Millennium Development Goals Summit. Indeed, climate change, deforestation, global health, and women’s empowerment are extremely important issues to address.

Yet, I am extremely wary of any products manufactured in the developed world that are touted,… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 22, 2010 at 11:37pm — No Comments



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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on August 1, 2010 at 11:05pm — No Comments

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