Refugees in Africa’s Great Lakes Region: A Perpetual State of Exile

June 16, 2013

Repatriating refugees in the Great Lakes region often disregards individuals' circumstances, and may even put them at risk. A Refugee Life Jean-Marc is Burundian by nationality, but has never lived in Burundi. In 1976, he was born into exile in Rwanda where he lived as a refugee until...

Who Will Be Syria’s Knight Sans Armor? (Part 2/2)

May 24, 2013

“Without our voices, we have no choices. And without choices, we could be stuck forever in violence.”A reflection on discussions with Syrians in and outside of Syria. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. “Children are a source for learning; their spontaneous...

Who Will Be Syria’s Knight Sans Armor? (Part 1/2)

May 18, 2013

“Without our voices, we have no choices. And without choices, we could be stuck forever in violence.” A reflection on discussions with Syrians in and outside of Syria. This is the first of a two part series. The civil conflict in Syria has raged for over two years. The large...