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    We interview young people who formerly embraced extremist ideology and became misguided foot soldiers for groups such as the Taliban, Al-Shabaab and ISIS

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    We aim to provide tools to help build a bridge where major security issues such as extremism, radicalization, social injustices are properly communicated and taken care of before it leads to violence.

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Although we live in dangerous times, rife with both international and domestic terrorism, there is hope and there is a clear path towards peace – that road is education and Rise to Peace helps to build that path one person at a time.

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Impending Famine in Somalia Exacerbated by Al-Shabaab

Somalia has been facing the region’s worst drought and possible famine conditions within the past 40 years.  Experts confirm climate...
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Earthquake in Afghanistan: How Environmental Challenges Threaten Peace

On June 22, at around 1:30 am local time, one of the deadliest earthquakes in Afghanistan's history struck eastern provinces,...
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Proud Boy national chairman Henry “Enrique” Tarrio of Miami, Florida; former Proud Boy national chairman Ethan Nordean (“Rufio Panman”) of...
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Who are the Proud Boys?

On Monday, June 6, 2022, Proud Boys leaders Henry “Enrique” Tarrio (38), Ethan Nordean (31), Joseph Biggs (38), Zachary Rehl...
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Islamic State Allegiances in Africa: A Sub-Saharan Breakdown

The ideology of the Islamic State has taken a significant hold in Sub-Saharan Africa. The group’s ideology has spread from...
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IS-K Seeks to Undermine the Taliban

In recent months, IS-K has increased the frequency and intensity of terrorist attacks against the Taliban and regional countries, up...
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For the second time, the Taliban captured Afghanistan putting an end to what is known as the United States’ longest...
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We implement localized educational projects available to all members of civil society that focus on objectives of kindness, rather than division and hate.

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We are deeply saddened by reports of an earthquake in eastern Afghanistan. We offer our heartfelt condolences to all who have been affected by this devastating event.

UN extends travel waiver allowing 13 Taliban leaders to travel abroad

سازمان ملل معافیت سفر به 13 رهبر طالبان را برای
سفر به خارج تمدید کرد

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3 comments

  • Joao Nuno Assuncao August 19, 2021   Reply →

    Hello, I’m a portuguese journalist and would like to record an online interview with one of your members who are now in Cabul.
    Please get in touch.
    Best!

  • Cecile McPherson August 20, 2021   Reply →

    Hi, hope you’re keeping well. My name is Cecile and I am a journalist at the European Broadcasting Union in Washington. We work with public service broadcasters around the world to help them find videos and images to broadcast. Is this your video? https://twitter.com/risetopeace/status/1428746634826067971 If so, would you grant us permission to use it in broadcast and online player with a courtesy to you as per news-exchange.ebu.ch/clearance, please? Thanks & take care

  • Sue Marcus August 27, 2021   Reply →

    I live near the Dulles Expo Center. I am sorry that I cannot donate time-feeling stretched by other volunteer commitments–though we have Stuff, I can buy Stuff, and I can donate the ever versatile $$.

    Yours in peace, Sue Marcus

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