Tsedenya Bizani

Tsedenya Bizani
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Tsedenya Bizani is CAIR-Chicago’s Operations Coordinator. She graduated from University of Kansas with degrees in International Studies and Political Science with a minor in Middle East Studies. She was an Intern and a Fellow with CAIR-Chicago before taking on her current role. Tsedenya also works with the organization Mercy Without Limits, which is focused on tackling the current Syrian Crisis. She served as an Event Coordinator in her universities “Students for Justice in the Middle East” and has since then expanded on that through her involvement with various organizations. She chose to be involved with CAIR due to its multilayered purpose to bring awareness, represent, and defend victims of intolerance and believes it is one of the most effective non-profits serving the Muslim population today. CAIR fits her personal and professional goals as it emphasizes a community oriented culture that pushes its members to utilize and advance their talents to bring about tangible change. Tsedenya enjoys reading, watching foreign films, and reading funny memes on her free time.

Yemen: The Other U.S. Supported War in the Middle East

“Yemen after five months looks like Syria after five years.” Peter Maurer, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The daily life for the citizens of Yemen has been a non-stop struggle to survive since the establishment of the state. While most of the Arab regimes are subsidized from the natural oil that is embedded in their...

The Systematic Mistreatment of Palestinian Children

Recent weeks have witnessed an upsurge in violence between Palestinians and Israelis living in Jerusalem and in the West Bank and Gaza.  These rising tensions are linked to Israeli settler groups’ intrusions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, a compound considered the third holiest site for Muslims and is also associated with the start of the Second Intifada. Mimicking previous patterns of history,...

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