Special Series: Victims of Terrorism - 2011
by Fatima Astuti
In this first of six articles on the victims of terrorism, Fatima Astuti, Managing Director of the Institute for International Peace Building, highlights a new documentary which depicts the lives of five orphaned children – the survivors of those killed, both victims and attackers, in the 2002 Bali bombings. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 22 February 2011)
by Robi Damelin
In this second article in a series on the victims of terrorism, Robi Damelin, member of the Parents Circle - Families Forum, details the efforts of bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families to put their differences behind them and work together to promote mutual understanding and establish a substantive Israeli-Palestinian reconciliation process. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 29 March 2011)
by Colin Parry
In this third article in a series on the victims of terrorism, Colin Parry, Founder and Director of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace, shares his story of loss and how it inspired him to help other victims of terrorism. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 12 April 2011)
by Hussein Abdallah
In this fourth article in a series on the victims of terrorism, journalist Hussein Abdallah explains why Al Qaeda’s continued attacks on Muslims have isolated the group and left it on the sidelines of political change in the Middle East. (Source: Common Ground News Service, 19 April 2011)
by Tahir Wadood Malik
In this fifth article in a series on the victims of terrorism, Tahir Wadood Malik, Founder of the Pakistan Terrorism Survivors Network, recounts the traumatic moment that changed his life forever and the steps he has taken to help others beset by similar tragedies. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 26 April 2011)
by Bushra Mohsen
In this sixth article in a series on the victims of terrorism, Iraqi-born Bushra Mohsen, whose son was killed at the hands of terrorists, poignantly considers how anyone could kill an innocent child in the name of the Islam. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 28 June 2011)
by Helen Thompson
In this seventh article in a series on the victims of terrorism, Helen Thompson of SAVE-Sisters Against Violent Extremism tells the story of Hayati Eka Laksmi, who lost her husband in the Bali bombings, and highlights the role mothers can play in educating their children to resist revenge. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 12 July 2011)
Women of Tunisia: Let your voices be heard!

The women of Tunisia have a decisive role to play in shaping Tunisia's future. Fatma Ben Saïdane reminds women of the power of their vote and the importance of civic engagement.
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