Vision:Becoming a positive partner in the transformation of life and wealth in Communities in Africa!Mission:Actively participating in the process of transformation for human dignity & hope especially in communities where the quality of life is marginalized! Helping Women and Children especially have access to safe water supply, actively participate in the prevention of diseases like malaria, Fistula and other health problems, and improving local capacities for their appropriate family and…See More
Dear friends around the world, the Mid South Africa Link Sierra Leone is looking for help to implement the Community Voice on Peace Building project in Sierra Leone. This project is register under the action plan of MSAL-Sierra Leone, the project is to educate community people on how to mitigate violance and stand for real peace through community outreach activities.However, if you want to see the full projet please let me know. See More
"I would like to see compensation to all refugees from the conflict both Jews and Arabs. Just liek I dont think Jews should return to their former home so do I not think Arabs should return to their former homes."
"Palestinian refugees cannot return to where their people lived in 1948.
The solution is first make a territory and a capacity for a statehood for all Palestinians and with that provide compensation to build a normal life…"
"I am going to help you to extend your knowledge of 1950’s refugees.There were no refugees, except for the Palestinians"
There were 40 million refugees from WW2 in the late 40's and a few hundred thousand…"
"Susan your sad attempts to compare this situation to the Holocaust are irrelevant. There were tens of millions refugees in the world in the late 50's, they were all kick out of their homes, including Jews from Arab countries yet the only…"
"We have discussed this so many times.... Israel fires at those who fire at them or at those trying to kill them, the fact that these terrorist use civilian cover is a war crime. Dont shoot rockets from a house with a family of ten and then…"
"The targetting if civilians is morally, legally and tactically unacceptable
It is good Jeff you are concerned about civilians who suffer.
I too am concerned. Morally, legally and tactically targetting civilians only prolongs the…"
Abraham is actively involved in public advocacy and youth work and with an academic background in Peace, Video Production I am actively involved in peace-related advocacy and a youth representative member of the Mano River Union Peace and Security also a Member of the Steering Committee of the Dis-Arm for Peace Project and a center facilitator for the use of the Mano River Youth platform. With kin interest in Urbanization, I was elected as a member of Youth Advisory Board of the Global Youth Network for Peace & Development representing Africa. Whilst serving as Board Member, i also worked with a number of NGOs and government institutions to promote peace issues that has to do with the daily challenges youth are faced with, in search of solutions.
I am firmly dedicated to the advancement and development of the Global society and those within it. I have an unflagging commitment to peace promotion and human rights with specific interest to the rights of women, children, youth and disabled persons. My devotion to the rights of marginalized people is evidenced in my earlier voluntary work and at 20, I introduced the Human Right Magazine Project in iEARN-Sierra Leone through online interactive forum. I have also focused on the interlocking dynamic of peace building and reconstruction for development, human security, justice and democracy. However, has a sophisticated understanding of the need for conflict prevention, resolution and reconciliation as a central component of energizing my country and the beyond.
As a Civil Right Activist I have demonstrated impressive commitment to Justice and Peace globally. I was involved in a cruisis resolution along the Meditarrian Sea Border of North Africa and Senegal-Mauritanian Border few years ago and also participated in the Global Peace maker Conference which was held in Ghana.
I have travelled to a number of countries to participate in international meetings, conferences, training sessions and more to deliver talks and help in design of policy documents. This has allowed me to have various and renowned personalities in the Civil Society systems and other key INGOs/NOGs, Leaders and inspiring young people across the globe. And I am enthusiastic about participating in discussions, trainings and debates that helps foster meaningful changes for the voiceless around the Globe.
The sting of all problems between Israeli and Palestinians lays in the Old City of Jerusalem. Her status has to be solved in such a way, that all parties fighting for control over her can agree upon.
On June 24, the ‘Big Hug’ will be hold in Jerusalem. Light workers from Israel, Palestine and from all over the world, ‘Lovers of Jerusalem’, will come together to bring warmth and energy to this city, embracing holding hands the Old City. If we bundle all our positive energies and bring these to Jerusalem, we can create peace to this exceptional place.
We are organizing the Big Hug to make the people aware –especially the Israeli and Palestinian inhabitants of Jerusalem- that there is a very shaped perspective for the city of Jerusalem as a city of peace: a new, undivided Jerusalem, as the capital of Palestine, Israel and at large.
Let go of the conflict concerning her command and dedicate the city to the Omnipresent. The Old City as a whole is His Temple. To give the walled Old City free to God, as a "Status Apart”, as an independent city, will be the most feasible way to come out the current impasse.
The Old City of Jerusalem must become an open city; a House of Prayer for all the Peoples. This perspective is written down in the Holy Books, this is the perspective we, as ‘Lovers of Jerusalem’ embrace as well as solution. But how many people does already notice this hopeful point of view?
What I saw in Jerusalem and also everywhere else where I meet Islamic and Jewish people is, that not so many persons really think about a future for Jerusalem. Most of the time, they stick with old ideas that the Old City of Jerusalem will always remain a part of Israel, or in opposite, that it will be absolutely a part of a new Palestinian state, as stolen land that has to be given back. With these visions, a future Jerusalem will be a divided city with an East Palestinian and West Israeli part, with barbed wire and checkpoints in between, like the situation of the city from 1948-1967. Or, coming closer to an agreement, people suggest -like proposed in the “Geneva Accord” in 2003- to make a complicated dividing of the Old City in a Israeli and Palestinian part. That will mean that the small alleys will be split by walls and barriers too. The idea that a future Jerusalem will become a divided city, is something that we have to prevent.
There are living about 250.000 Palestinian and 500.000 Israeli rather close together in one city. Do they want to make a separation of Jerusalem in parts or do they choose, deep in their hearts, for unity? So my best friends, it is our task to inform the whole city that there is an alternative for the Jerusalem of today.
All lovers of a united Jerusalem will come together to encircle and embrace the Old City of Jerusalem with love and devotion. We have to encourage all inhabitants of Jerusalem to join the coming Big Hug, with the idea of a New Jerusalem that might be realized with their support.
Rob Schrama Phone:0031-646608660 www.loversofjerusalem.org