Category: Human Rights
A Southwestern Asian and North African Response to Freedom of Religion or Belief – Statement & Position Paper
Our Cyprus consultation’s statement and position paper, “A Southwestern Asian and North African (SWANA) Response to Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB),” are available now on Dar al-Kalima University‘s website (links below). The consultation was organized by the university and نحو المواطَنة والتعدُديِة (CAFCAW) on December 2 & 3, 2022, in Limassol-Cyprus. Its main goal…
Dar al-Kalima University and Cafcaw Conclude their Consultation on Freedom of Religion or Belief in Southwestern Asia and North Africa
On December 2-3, 2022, the Dar al-Kalima University jointly organized with the Christian Academic Forum for Citizenship in the Arab World (CAFCAW) a consultation entitled “A Southwestern Asian and North African (SWANA) Consultation on FoRB (Freedom of Religion or Belief”. The consultation took place at the Elias Beach Hotel in Limassol-Cyprus, and gathered 20 participants.
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A SWANA RESPONSE TO FoRB – Dar al-Kalima University and Cafcaw’s upcoming Consultation in Cyprus
Dar al-Kalima University is organizing a Southwest Asian and North African (SWANA) consultation on FoRB (Freedom of Religion or Belief) with The Christian Academic Forum for Citizenship in the Arab World (CAFCAW). The consultation will take place in Limassol, Cyprus on December 2 and 3, 2022. FoRB is a fundamental and universal right articulated in…
The Beirut Call Challenges Readers about Art and War & Crisis
“The Beirut Call” challenges readers to consider alternatives for countries that face wars, crises, instability, and despair. When people experience grief and uncertainty, the arts offer one way, however small, to engage the people through deep and emotional connections. Read Middle East Quarterly’s review of “The Beirut Call.” Here’s the full version: https://elyssarpress.com/…/the-beirut-call-arts…/ Book available…
The Role of Art in Preserving and Promoting Human Dignity in Lebanon
“Without the preservation and promotion of human dignity through the arts which deepen connections to place, meaning, and one another, chances for violence escalate in Lebanon. Through those connections, our sense of mattering, of self-worth, and of the “mattering” of others come into being”. Excerpt from my talk’s conclusion at the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith…
‘Beyond Silence’ Art by Pamela Chrabieh on Indeliblelit.com
This drawing entitled “Beyond Silence” gives voice to the often forgotten struggles for freedom and equality, and portrays the experience of women in contexts of wars without relegating them to static pages of history where we only remember their status as victims.