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Festival of Non-violence Programme and Exhibition

11 – 20 November 2016 The London Inter Faith Centre 125 Salusbury Road NW6 6RG On the evening 14th November there will be an opportunity to explore what the teachings of Gandhi have to say to activists today. You can find further details here  

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Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2016

The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award for 2016 is to be awarded to Peter Tatchell on 31st October 2016, Committee Room 4A, House of Lords starting at 6.30pm. Peter Tatchell has shown consistent dedication over many decades in promoting human and gay rights. He has been instrumental in helping to engender a greater understanding in […]

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Learning Through Peace Conference for Primary Schools in UK

‘Learning Through Peace’ – a National Conference for Primary Schools in the UK This conference will focus on developing the Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Curriculum and positive, living values, in the context of achieving academic excellence. Friday 24 June 2016 at the Friends House, opposite Euston station, London This conference is for school leaders […]

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Call Me Rohingya

This article by Mabrur Ahmed has recently been published on the ‘Restless Beings’ website, which can be reached from the link here Almost 200 million people tuned into the dystopian world of Eurovision last Saturday where they spurred on a Ukrainian song called 1944 about the persecution of the Tartar in Crimea under Stalin. To […]

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Book Review: Felix Padel reviews Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization: Vol I by Abdullah Öcalan

Felix Padel has written a review of Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization: Vol I. Civilization. The Age of Masked Gods and Disguised Kings by Abdullah Öcalan, translated by Havin Guneser. The review can be read (as a PDF file) here

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Discrimination Against Adivasis – Article by Gladson Dungdung

Gladson Dungdung, writer journalist and activist has written an article about some of the latest discrimination suffered by the Adivasis in India. Judiciary, Politics and MSG-2 (PDF file)

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Lord Puttnam speaking at Lord Attenborough Memorial Service

LORD PUTTNAM OF QUEENSGATE CBE Address given at Memorial Service for Lord Attenborough, CBE As delivered Given at Westminster Abbey London SW1 On Tuesday 17 March 2015 As you’ll have gathered from his ‘maiden speech’, Richard was in most respects pretty radical; yet he adored ‘ceremonial’ – he loved tradition; ‘occasions’ – the bigger the […]

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