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The World Faces Looming Crises and G7 Leaders Must Look to Their Citizens to Help Build the Peace

As world leaders gather for the 43rd G7 Summit in Sicily, they face urgent challenges. Citizen-led action offers concrete, tangible solutions.

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Reclaiming Identity: a Sri Lanka War Survivor’s Quest

To escape the horrors of war, Thanuja shed her identity. Now, she’s reclaiming it — and building a society that looks past ethnic differences.

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As Violence Spikes in the Central African Republic, International Community Must Act

We urge the international community to support grassroots approaches to violence prevention in the Central African Republic.

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From Syria to the Heart of Europe: Journey of a Refugee Actor

Search’s theater program helped three-time refugee Mahmoud find his vocation. Now, he’s using what he learned to support Syrian refugees in Germany.

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Our Country Our Home: How a Burundian Priest is Advocating for Peace

As a Pentecostal priest in Burundi, Sebastien believed that his job was to guide the spiritual life of the community, without meddling with politics. When turmoil swept the country after the 2015 elections, he faced a heart-wrenching dilemma. His choice wound up saving a life—and forever changing his own.

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Social Media Programming Provides Kyrgyz Youth with Alternatives to Violent Extremism

“There is an increasing fear in front of Allah that I feel; fear due to my deeds and sins. It feels like it’s high time to do something, leave this life and follow the inner voice.” These were the words of a 19-year-old in Kara-Balta in Northern Kyrgyzstan, […]

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Keeping it ‘Holy’: A Muslim and Jew’s Answer to Rising Tensions

Search for Common Ground President & CEO Shamil Idriss and Co-Director for Search’s Jerusalem office Sharon Rosen craft an op-ed on religious tensions and the protection and preservation of Holy Sites.