Refugees initiative of Moroccan student in Berlin honored in Washington

The project directed against refugees hatred and started by the Moroccan student Hala Cairns won the ' Peer To Peer Facebook Global Digital Challenge '.

Started by the Moroccan student Hala Cairns and her friends from the Design Academy in Berlin, won the "Do Not Be Silent Berlin" project the ' Peer To Peer Facebook Global Digital Challenge ' in Washington. The price rewards student initiatives fighting against hate and extremism.

The aim of the project is to raise awareness of refugees to increase hatred by the "silent majority" to join together, that no adverse or xenophobic views. To this end a series of videos with her colleague David Hala Callamand written, directed and co-produced with the title ' Face the truth ', in which the success stories of refugees in Germany.

In a broader context, "Do Not Be Silent Berlin" also an opportunity for encounters for young people between 18 and 30 years to encourage them to respond against expressions of vluchtenlingenhaat in Germany, particularly on social networks.

This project was chosen from three others, led by University students from Lebanon, Brazil and Bangladesh, report the medium Yabiladi.

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