AFGHANISTAN: How many global crises can a fifteen year-old Afghan take?

by Dr. Hakim On 31st Jan, I followed Zekerullah, an Afghan Peace Volunteer who coordinates the Borderfree Street Kids School in Kabul, to visit Zuhair and his family in their rented room. Zuhair attends the School on Fridays with 92 other working and street kids, a minuscule number in the context of 6 million working … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: How many global crises can a fifteen year-old Afghan take?

REFLECTION: A swollen river of refugees

By David Smith-Ferri, Voices for Creative Nonviolence Last month, as U.S. border patrol agents began rounding up Central American women and children denied asylum, a small group of international peace activists from Voices for Creative Nonviolence boarded a plane for Helsinki, Finland, to visit two longtime Iraqi friends who fled Baghdad last summer and somehow … Continue reading REFLECTION: A swollen river of refugees