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Dr. Hakim

Dr. Hakim

Dr. Hakim, (Dr. Teck Young, Wee) is a medical doctor from Singapore who has done humanitarian and social enterprise work in Afghanistan for the past 9 years, including being a friend and mentor to the Afghan Peace Volunteers, an inter-ethnic group of young Afghans dedicated to building non-violent alternatives to war. He is the 2012 recipient of the International Pfeffer Peace Prize.

Articles by this author

 

We're the Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul, And We Have Three Dreams

Our three dreams are about reuniting with nature and 7.7 billion other human beings

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Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

We have all been smoking the cigarette of war, despite the evidence on its cancer-causing nature. What we should do is to quit smoking. Quit the human behavior of war!

Dr. Hakim ·


In Afghanistan, Our Need to Rethink the Institution of War

We’ve been thinking that we need armies to stop ‘terrorists’, but armies don’t stop ‘terrorists’. Instead, they give ‘terrorists’ reason to keep fighting

Dr. Hakim ·


Can Afghans Convince Us That the Method of War Isn’t Effective?

For them, war not only doesn’t work, it results in more war, verifying a report that in the ongoing ‘global war against terrorism’ from 2001 to 2015, terrorism increased nine fold

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