Naga saga: the extraordinary story of Visier Sanyü

Visier and Pari Sanyü

Like millions of refugees around the world, Visier Sanyü knows what it is like to flee from violent conflict. He is an elder of the Meyasetsu clan of the Angami tribe from Khonoma, the village that was at the heart of armed resistance to foreign occupation in Nagaland. The mountainous state of two million people lies between Assam to the West and Burma/Myanmar to the East.

Rajmohan Gandhi speaks to a world at a crossroads in London

Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi gave a speech of honest reflection on the challenges facing peace and reconciliation at a public talk jointly hosted by Initiatives of Change, Faiths Forum for London, the Next Century Foundation and the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace.

Turn searchlight inward

Rajmohan Gandhi

Professor Rajmohan Gandhi will be joining us in London next week for a public talk on ‘Our world at a crossroads – perspectives on a way forward’. Read his latest article, exploring how to strengthen the institutions of democracy.

Our world at a crossroads - perspectives on the way forward

Rajmohan Gandhi

At a time when our world is facing big choices, each of us may have a part in building peace, securing justice and protecting democracy. Join us for an evening with Professor Gandhi, who will offer insights into how we can respond constructively to the pressures of our time. In that context he will provide a historical perspective on the clash between Indian nationalism and the British Empire and reflect on possible roles of South Asian and British people today.

Can non-violence break out in the Middle East?

Rajmohan Gandhi

'The Soviet Union crumbled, apartheid in South Africa crumbled. So too will crumble the occupation of Palestine, as also the threat to Israel’s peaceful existence – but not without intelligent statesmanship which transcends hatreds and fear, and turns the searchlight onto our own motives.' Rajmohan Gandhi asks whether non-violence yet provide a third way between Israel and Palestine?

What am I willing to sacrifice for future generations?

Chris Breitenberg

A visit to South Africa's notorious Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for 18 years, leads Chris Breitenberg to ask himself what he is prepared to sacrifice for future generations.

The power of sincerity and authenticity in relationships

Rob Lancaster

Rob Lancaster from Canberra, Australia, has been accompanying Rajmohan Gandhi on his Voyage of dialogue and discovery. Their visit to Indonesia coincided with the historic address of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to the Australian Parliament, signaling a new phase in the relationship between the two countries.

New website for Rajmohan Gandhi

A new website for Rajmohan Gandhi has been released at http://www.rajmohangandhi.com/. It collects in one place links to his writing and speaking on a number of topical subjects including non-violence, religion and peace, Pakistan-India relations and much more.

Bridging the Divide – a Challenging Career Option

Bridging the Muslim/non-Muslim divide will take talent, courage, imagination and sensitivity on the part of a great many on both sides of the divide, and it will take the Almighty’s blessings.