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Peace & Conflicts

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  • Life imitates art as Canadian Armed Forces Tweets LGBT kiss #IDAHOT

    By on 18 May 2016

    Four years ago, I posted about filmmaker Mike Buonaiuto’s touching ad about LGBT rights. It featured a “first kiss” between a returning UK serviceman and his male partner: Today, on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, the Canadian Armed...

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  • Still the Most Shocking Second a Day Save the Children

    Still the Most Shocking Second a Day

    By on 10 May 2016

    The Most Shocking Second a Day video from Save the Children is one the most viewed campaigns about the war in Syria. Because it was so confrontational due to the storytelling technique use of parallel lives. It’s been viewed over 53 million...

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  • World Vision Canada Change Conflict to Peace in Syria

    Building peace in Syria in five steps

    By on 24 April 2016

    This call to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion comes from Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization World Vision in Canada. They asked Toronto based agency Grassriots to make a campaign aimed to mobilize Canadians to urge their government to...

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  • War Child Canada Mother’s Day Sacrifice

    These mothers don’t want pink slippers on that day in May

    By on 22 April 2016

    This May, War Child Canada asks moms to sacrifice their Mother’s Day gift in exchange for a donation to the charity, which helps mothers and children living in war zones. And they do that with this very funny campaign video and...

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  • Taking Steps

    They walk the path of peace, no matter what

    By on 4 April 2016

    This project called Taking Steps comes from the Parents Circle Families Forum, a joint Israeli-Palestinian organization, whose members have all lost a close family member to the ongoing conflict. They believe that dialogue is a necessity in order to reconcile both sides...

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  • A deferred kiss because of a war

    A deferred kiss because of a war

    By on 3 February 2016

    Despite everything, you can call this a beautiful story. Despite the fact that it is a story about a war, the horrible civil war which kept former Yugoslavia in its grip for many years. It is a beautiful story in...

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  • These Jews and Arabs kiss to protest

    By on 7 January 2016

    Extensively kissing on video is done before. Sometimes it is simply marketing like First Kiss. Or it is relevant advertising like this TV ad for a Portuguese Film Festival. Or a kiss for tolerance, the Dutch Kiss. Within the latter category, there is now a...

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  • Syrian Nizar Ali Badr Stone Art

    These stone sculptures from Syria tell the stories of the war

    By on 9 December 2015

    These amazing images from sculptures are going round on various social media channels. It is the art from Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr. Not much is known about him except that is from the port city of Latakia. There are rumours...

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  • England Footballers and New Zealand All Blacks team up to test their skills against children for Unicef

    Football and rugby players team up to test their skills against children

    By on 30 November 2015

    This fundraising campaign is more playful than previous work from Unicef. No horrible images about refugees and Syria although the question remains the same.  It are the children that matter. Children are hardest hit mostly in an emergency and many face losing...

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  • MIA borders

    The most creative video about the refugee crisis is made by M.I.A.

    By on 27 November 2015

    Rapper, songwriter, painter, director and social activist M.I.A. (Missing in Action) just released her new song Borders. The matching video is instantly the most powerful and creative piece about the refugee crisis. She sings: The video and the lyrics...

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