Online movement tackles barriers to Mideast peace

25.05.2012                      04.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 48 des Omer

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Online movement tackles barriers to Mideast peace

First anniversary conference “attended” by thousands from across the region.

Talking peace was only one of the activities Thursday at a one-year anniversary event celebrating the achievements of online peace movement YaLa Young Leaders, which over the past 12 months has utilized social media platforms to overcome some of the barriers to peace in the Middle East.
At the Yala-Versary – which took place in the virtual world of Shaker, a unique platform on social networking site Facebook – cartoon-like avatars of thousands of participants from across the region spent “real” time dancing, drinking and schmoozing together….