Articles by Dr Hakim
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From Kabul: Youth on the Road to Peace
Dr Hakim – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Oct 2019
In September 2019, facing everyday dangers of the war and under constant pressure to view those from other tribes as enemies, young people from each of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces gathered for a three day “On the Road to Peace” conference in Kabul.→ read full article
In Afghanistan, We Have Three Dreams
Dr Hakim Young and the Afghan Peace Volunteers – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2019
5 Jul 2019 – In Kabul, our thoughts and feelings are diverse, complicated and flawed, so we centre our three dreams on relationships. We hope that each of us can take tiny actions to free ourselves from the ravages of money and power.→ read full article
Love Letter from Smoky Kabul: Nonviolent vs Violent Peace in Afghanistan and the World
Dr Hakim – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Mar 2019
15 Mar 2019 – “Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts. But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and I have observed that the human species appears to be stuck on violent peace.→ read full article
Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air
Dr Hakim – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Oct 2018
We acquiesce to continued international arms sales because we are comfortable in our pet beliefs and fixed ideas about defeating ‘terrorists’ through superior warfare. Just as we preserve our fossil-fuel habits despite our awareness of climate science, we ignore U.S. congressionally-mandated evidence that the ‘war against terrorism’ has in fact increased terrorist attacks five-fold.→ read full article
Can Afghans Convince Us That the Method of War Isn’t Effective?
Dr Hakim Young – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Aug 2018
2 Aug 2018 – Can Afghans convince us that the method of war doesn’t work? Consider their thirst to end the war→ read full article
Where on Earth is the Just Economy That Works for All, Including Afghan Children?
Dr Hakim Young | Voices for Creative Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Apr 2018
14 Apr 2018 – How can Afghan youngsters living in a war zone survive violence, an unjust economy, hunger and displacement? Who can help them?→ read full article
Relationships – Reflections on Refugees
Dr Hakim, Afghan Peace Volunteers – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jan 2016
As relationships are built on various aspects of love, they are powerful. If we build more and more relationships, they will be an alternative power to the abusive power of governments and corporations, and that’s when governments and corporations will become more obvious in their efforts to sabotage relationships.→ read full article