Beyond Boundaries is
a production of WNYMuslims
it is our weekly internet newscast
it was relaunched to explore what is happening overseas in regards to human rights.
Yousef and Shaan comment on these news stories that are often overlooked by major news sources.
Previously Beyond Boundaries covered 8-10 international news stories.
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Burmese citizens living in Thailand held portraits of Burma's President Thein Sein as they gather outside the Burmese embassy in Bangkok on 24 July 2012. (Reuters)
Yousef Taha is our senior news reporter for Beyond Boundaries. He is currently a second year law student at the University at Buffalo School of Law. Yousef graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in History from St. John’s University in 2010. Yousef’s main interests include the social and legal implications of the Palestinian diaspora, the education and advancement of Muslims living in Western New York, and supporting the rights of ethnic minority communities in America.
Shaan is a new edition to Beyond Boundaries, he will be an alternate hose with Yousef Taha. He is currently a senior at Williamsville North High School, where he is President and Founder of the Muslim Students Association. Shaan has a passion for International Politics, reading and playing soccer. He hopes to go on to law school and dispel the current rise of Islamophobia.