When it comes to discrimination & persecution, I believe that we must always listen to those affected too. Which is how I came to write about a story of my Uyghur friend, Anisa.
Pada tahun 2017 lalu, saya berkesempatan mengikuti program Professional Fellowship YSEALI selama sebulan di Amerika Serikat. Berikut cerita proses seleksi Fellowship YSEALI dan beberapa tips untuk kalian yang tertarik mendaftar!
Ever since my first big, grand love skidded to an abrupt halt a few years ago, I’ve been fascinated in learning, and understanding, the theory of love. My current relationship has made me come up with one.
Travelling changes you. That’s something that goes without saying. What we don’t know, or would not know exactly until we do, is how. How would travelling change us?
Mount Rinjani is said to be the mighty abode of Goddess Anjani, a goddess so beautiful that her palace reflects her beauty. I found out for myself through an arduous 4-day journey.
It all started with a kind young man and a lifeless three year old boy. The photo of Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian child who drowned in an attempt to reach Europe, quickly became a powerful symbol of the dangerous journeys our fellow human beings undergo to flee from Syria and other war-torn countries. As I… Continue reading A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp
My father had always teased me for helping displaced refugees while being homeless myself, as I’d practically been homeless in the UK for more than two months.
Meet my dear friend and brother Jamal from Darfur, Sudan, one of the smartest & kindest people I met in ‘The Jungle’ camp.
Call me cynical but I don’t believe in happy endings. What exists, then, are the moments.
“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” (William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream) One of the qualities I seek most in terms of self-improvement is intelligence. It is thus natural that I deem intelligence as, among a few others, a top priority in the quest… Continue reading Partner in Mind