GYC Village

blog posts from GYC's participants, alumni, & staff

The Art of Reconciliation

By Yumna Mohamed (South Africa) It’s been a long, convoluted road that led me to who I am now; a former journalist trying to make it as a stand-up comedian. … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Dilemma of Applied Reconciliation: The Rwandan Perspective

By Maria Mukuka On July 3rd, after a four hour drive out of Kigali, in the middle of a perfectly sunny Rwandan afternoon, Global Youth Connect’s Turikumwe human rights delegation … Continue reading

September 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Countdown to Justice

By Pinar Cil Reflections on the role of the ICTY, now nearing the end of its mandate “The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Country Still At War

By Ammar Zeljković My parents never told me about the war, but still I knew that it had happened. The people with whom I grew up, their parents talked about … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Can one compare Bosnia and Lebanon?

By Emily Walter ‘One morning we were drinking coffee and eating baklava with our neighbours. That same afternoon we were fleeing our homes, frantically gathering any valuable possessions and running … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

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