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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Civic activism and participation
  • Country: Palestine
  • Year approved:2016

Human Rights and Democracy Media Center

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Human Rights and Democracy Media Center
  • Start date: 1 August 2016
  • End date: 30 January 2017

Initiative summary:

Human Rights and Democracy Media Centre “SHAMS” works on reducing fanatic thinking among youth and promotes the concept of social solidarity instead.

A walk-a-thon “Together against fanatic thinking, yes for democratic thinking” organised by SHAMS will gather around 300 people to walk for democracy. A public debate between Sharia law and secular students, six radio episodes on the topic and broadcasting of a documentary film to youth are among activities which will engage young people in democracy discussions.

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