Conflict and Peace in Jammu and Kashmir

My topic, Conflict and Peace in Jammu and Kashmir looks at political developments, youth stone-pelting incidents, militancy, regional divide, and recommendations for peace. This project is particularly close to my heart as I am originally from Jammu city in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. I relied on interviews, books, newspaper, and scholarly articles for […]

HasNa’s 2014 Eco-Journalism Workshop – Highlighting the bi-communal importance of eco-awareness in journalism

As the third follow-up initiative held by HasNa alumni from the Collaborative Solutions program, an eco-journalism workshop took place for Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot undergraduate journalism students in Cyprus this November. Students learned of the importance of collaboration between the two communities, highlighting a communal duty to protect the environment as well as protect […]

Cyprus Friendship Program 2011

HasNa’s Cyprus Friendship Program (CFP) is in its 3rd year! CFP focuses on fostering trust and understanding through friendships between Turkish Cypriot teens and Greek Cypriot teens. CFP prepares these future leaders to find bi-communal solutions for living harmoniously together in Cyprus. This year the program is expanding tremendously. The group of 60 young, future […]

Announcing HasNa’s Citizen Journalism Training Program

The ways we conduct journalism, activism, and storytelling have changed drastically in recent years. HasNa’s Citizen Journalism Training Program—or “Gorilla Activism” as it is being called in Cyprus—is an 8-day workshop that began June 20th. The program was developed in conjunction with the Management Centre and Cyprus Community Media Centre in Cyprus to empower Cypriot […]