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Posts tagged "Syria"
The White Helmets nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

The White Helmets nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

The White Helmets wake up every day to save the lives others are trying so hard to take. These volunteer rescue workers have saved 60,000 lives in Syria and for that, they are under constant attack. Unarmed and impartial, they have just been nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Stand in solidarity with them....
Syrian refugees become volunteers within a month of arriving in Australia

Syrian refugees become volunteers within a month of arriving in Australia

By Angela Thompson Less than a year after arriving in Australia, with their bullet-riddled Aleppo home a fading memory, Johnny and Carol Bilouna pulled on matching orange jumpsuits and prepared to help patch a stranger’s roof somewhere in the peaceful, if storm-damaged, Illawarra. The couple joined the State Emergency Service (SES) within a month of arriving in Australia,...
The question that was a gamechanger for Syria

The question that was a gamechanger for Syria

At the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London on 9 September, secretary Kerry and the UK foreign secretary William Hague had started their press conference with the usual formalities, niceties and truisms. Nobody expects real news to come from this briefing – it will be more drumming up the Syria conflict. No solutions in...
PIN Helping in Syria

PIN Helping in Syria

My friend worked for an organisation called People in Need (PIN) and her last mission was in Syria. Her messages were mixed feelings of hope and light with helplessness and frustration about the situation over there and the indecisiveness of various institutions. I think my friend and her team did and still are doing a...