Janna JIHAD

“For the wellbeing of the world, don’t turn a blind eye on us This is Janna Jihad, reporting from occupied Jerusalem” Janna Jihad is a 10-year old girl who lives with her mum in Nabi Salih village close to Ramallah in Palestine. Over the past three years, she has been...

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Yahya KAMÇI

“Peace is the most beautiful word in the world. Peace means brotherhood; it means life. It means Islam, It means humanity. The world is enough for us all…”   The Path of Kindness from Vendettas to Peace Tables Social Sciences teacher Yahya Kamçı from Diyarbakır works hard to end family...

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Suzanne BARAKAT

Kindness means screaming out the truth when everyone is silent.  “Islamophobia killed my brother. Let’s end the hate!”   Fighting Hate Crimes and Islamophobia Through Kindness In the face of an overwhelming Islamophobia Suzanne Barakat rings the alarm bells that whoever is marginalized as “other” in the society runs the...

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Muhammed EYUP

“Kindness is lighting a candle instead of screaming out to the darkness… I am not planning to retire from this job. As long as I am alive with God’s blessing, I will keep serving the children who cannot go to school.”   A Pakistani fire-fighter, Muhammed Eyüp teaches poor children...

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Merve ÇİRİŞOĞLU ÇOTUR

Kindness has butterfly effect. It starts with baby steps and turns to a big march one day.   An Act of Kindness: Book Markers Merve Çirişoğlu Çotur started making bookmarkers with her friends while studying at Bosphorus University in 2011. These college mates had a cause to produce markers, which...

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Mustafa GÖÇER

“Mountains are barren… Remove the garbage, Sow a seed, Mend the fences. Don’t just walk past by it!”   “Trees that I have planted exceeds one million now. Some grew so big and strong so much so that I can even sit on their branches. It gives me absolute happiness....

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Cavit & Hafize ETLEÇ

“Young kids leap forward from five-flight of stairs to come hug me. I have hundreds of children and grandchildren now.”   Parents of Refugees Cavit Etleç, a 65-year-old retired carpenter who lives in Ulubey neighbourhood in Ankara and his wife Hafize Etleç have been married for 45 years. They are...

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