New Tactics Blog

Bringing the World of Gaming to Human Rights Activism

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Bringing the World of Gaming to Human Rights Activism

Mariam Hudaib is 
a junior trainer,
New Tactics MENA.

I am always looking at ways to bring energy to the work of human rights activists. I think about how to encourage participation, how to bring out creativity, how to make methods interactive. One method that is sure to do this is the new initiatives to incorporate game elements into training.

Upon Reflection: Letter from an Outgoing Intern

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Upon Reflection: Letter from an Outgoing Intern
Photo taken in the Summer of 2018. From left to right: Nancy Pearson, Shelby Ankrom, Andy Pham, Emily Hutchinson, Brent Jensen, Catherine Johnson.

Who knew that fateful day when New Tactics in Human Rights gave me an opportunity to work with them was the moment when they would become my very important family for the next three years? Having the privilege to be the intern that has spent the most time with them, ever, (I know, some may question my dubious decision making skills), I have gained worlds of knowledge and matured beyond expectations.

Equilibrio para mejor

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Equilibrio para mejor

Noor Zada is the MENA initiative manager

I have always struggled to balance my life between family and work, but now I think that work-life balance is a total myth. Instead you need to strive for a work-life blend. Family is most important but work is also a big part of my life.

Amna Suraka: An Unexpected Place of Healing

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Amna Suraka: An Unexpected Place of Healing

Omar Altabakha is the MENA initiative Lead Trainer with CVT’s New Tactics in Human Rights.

Sulaimaniya in Iraqi Kurdistan is a place like no other. While on my recent visit to Sulaimaniya, residents raised Kurdish flags on top of their houses in support of an independence referendum. Residents speak their own Kurdish language and wear traditional Kurdish attire out in the streets.

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