Terrorist attack survivor fights extremism with peace

Bjørn Ihler (right) is introduced by Forum host Mike Smith

'Breivik is just a man. I wanted to face him. I wanted to understand him as a human being not just a violent extremist,' Bjørn Ihler, a survivor of the Anders Breivik terrorist attack of 2011, told a captivated audience at the Initiatives of Change centre in London on 1 November.

We should not let violence beget violence

As we progressively see images of extremism, violence and revenge in the UK, on our television sets, in our newspapers and on our news feed, Jodie Marshall, a National Coordinator with Initiatives of Change (IofC) UK, reflects on the action she can take as an individual and possible actions those of us within our network in the UK and internationally might take.

From Extremist to Peacemaker Module 4: - Oxford

Ginn Fourie and Letlapa Mphalele

Four Wednesday evening discussions in Oxford drawing lessons from documentary films about ‘extremists’ who became peacemakers. Register on Eventbrite!

From Extremist to Peacemaker Module 3: - Oxford

Pastor James Wuye and Imam Muhammad Ashafa (photo Canberra Times)

Four Wednesday evening discussions in Oxford drawing lessons from documentary films about ‘extremists’ who became peacemakers. Register on Eventbrite!

From Extremist to Peacemaker Module 2: - Oxford

Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye

Four Wednesday evening discussions in Oxford drawing lessons from documentary films about ‘extremists’ who became peacemakers. Register on Eventbrite!