Imad Alatas
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Wrestling My Passion

All of us (hopefully all) have that one indulgence that takes us back to our childhood. For some, it may be the Tamiya car, the Beyblade etc. For others, it may even be their Nintendo’s Game Boy…

A Crisis of Compassion

I attended a lecture at the University of Maastricht titled “Solving Europe’s Refugee Crisis”. The speaker was Dr Khalid Koser, Deputy Director and Academic Dean at the Geneva Centre…

The Dutch Experience So Far

The 25th of January was set to be an historic day in my life. At the age of 25, I was finally able to travel alone for the first time. Yes, this shouldn’t be something to brag about, especially …

A Hope for Reconciliation

The recent execution of key Shia cleric, Sheikh Nimr Al-Nimr by the Saudi government has unequivocally led to Sunni-Shia relations taking a turn for the worse. However, to understand why, a brief hist…

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