December 2013 (6)
Dec 29 2013 5:35PM
Is Nigel Farage riding a Trojan horse full of “terrorist Muslims” from Syria who want to take over the UK!?

The UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage has said the UK should take in some of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees. He said “there is a responsibility on all of us..to try and help some of those people fleeing Syria, literally in...

Dec 13 2013 1:02AM
10 actions the “International Community” should urgently take to help Syrian refugees

"Syria has become the great tragedy of this century – a disgraceful humanitarian calamity with suffering and displacement unparalleled in recent history.” António Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 3 September...

Dec 11 2013 5:30PM
If I was Parween, I would want to know that people cared

Education is the greatest tool we have to empower young people to improve their life chances and help them to become catalysts for change in their communities. This is a belief held very strongly by colleagues at my school, where many...

Dec 11 2013 4:44PM
I’ve received praise for my work, she’s had death threats

I have never met Doctor D, the Afghan gynaecologist whose experience I voiced in the film above, but I know by her story that we have a lot in common. When I was asked if I wanted to be involved in this film, I absolutely leapt at the...

Dec 10 2013 4:40PM
Kalpana Chakma – Lost but not forgotten in Bangladesh

When I was 23 I had just left University. I lived at home with my mum and dad, had a job in a little shop near my home and when I wasn’t working I spent time with friends. I had little to no interest in activism, and really, why would...

Dec 3 2013 10:05PM
Maher's story - a boy trapped in the siege of Daraya

The following is a first-hand account with an 11 year old resident of Daraya in Syria. Daraya has been under siege for the past year by the Syrian government. “My name is Maher (11). I am from besieged Daraya. I have been here under...