Omar Ali
Omar Ali is a humanitarian and senior manager at British NGO Human Appeal. He previously served as President of FOSIS. He undertook his studies at the University of Sussex, completing an undergraduate degree in Economics and Management, a postgraduate degree in Law and a master's degree in Conflict, Security and Development.

Entries by Omar Ali

Supporting Syrians - Beyond the Pledges

(0) Comments | Posted 4 February 2016 | (11:47)

This week major international players came together at the Supporting Syrians conference to agree a way forward on helping the Syrian people. A welcomed £6.8 billion was pledged towards the Syrian crisis. A boost in humanitarian funding couldn't have come sooner - since the conflict in Syria began...

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A Muslim's Guide to Starting University: Top Tips

(1) Comments | Posted 1 October 2013 | (12:30)

When you arrive at university you're immersed in to the world of pub crawl, club night and party promotion. The constant flyering on campus and Facebook notifications for 'two for one cocktails' are something which many freshers undoubtedly enjoy and are certainly spoiled for choice - however, different strokes for...

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Stop Demonising the Mainstream Muslim Community, the Biggest Barrier to Violent Extremism

(311) Comments | Posted 28 May 2013 | (01:00)

This past week violent extremism has reared its ugly head. Two senseless attackers violently murdered Drummer Rigby in an act which has been rightfully condemned by every corner of society (our FOSIS PR here). Rightly so, the prime minister stated that this was indeed a "betrayal...

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