Friday, 24 February, 2012
A Somali rancher herds cattle in Kismayo

Somalia has been written off by Western powers as a 'failed state'. In an article, published in the Guardian at the eve of the London Conference on Somalia, Ambassador Mohamed Sharif Mohamud, who is the Vice Chair of the Somali Initiative for Dialogue and Democracy (SIDD), argues that Somalia is not a 'failed state'. He presents a case that Somalia could be reborn as a country of progress and prosperity.

Monday, 08 August, 2011
James Hore-Ruthven

The Guardian, UK, today publishes a short obituary of James Hore-Ruthven in its Other Lives column. The caption to his photo reads: 'James Hore-Ruthven was a leading figure in international peacemaking work.' The obituary reads in full:

Monday, 25 July, 2011

The Church Times, a national weekly paper of the Anglican Church in the UK, carries a short review of Michael Henderson's book, No Enemy to Conquer, 22 July. It reads in full:

Wednesday, 01 June, 2011

An obituary of the senior English civil servant Joan Tapsfield, written by Dr Roddy Evans from Belfast, appears into today's Guardian newspaper. It is accompanied by a photo of her, captioned: 'Joan Tapsfield worked for peace in Northern Ireland'.

Sunday, 15 May, 2011

Obituaries of the English civil servant Joan Tapsfield, who died on 11 April two days before her 98th birthday, have appeared in The Irish Times, Dublin, and the Irish News, Belfast, on Saturday 14 May. Both obituaries were drafted by Dr Roddy Evans from Belfast.

Thursday, 05 May, 2011

The Financial Times features an article by Joe Bavier on April 27 2011, where he reports on a live broadcast by peace activists James Wuye, a Christian pastor, and Muhammed Ashafa, a Muslim imam, whose weekly live broadcasts are designed to build bridges. Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye feature in the DVDs The Imam and the Pastor and An African Answer.

Wednesday, 30 March, 2011

The Christian Cross Yearbook 2011, a 76-page magazine published in Warwickshire, UK, carries a full page article about the new film An African Answer with photos from the film and the cover of the DVD. It states that FLTfilms 'makes documentary films on reconciliation and peace', and continues: 'FLTfilms is an autonomously administered division of the UK charity Initiatives of Change. It has established itself as a world-class documentary film unit over the past 45 years.

Tuesday, 15 February, 2011

The Times newspaper today carries an obituary of Brian Boobbyer, who died on January 17 2011. The headline reads 'England rugby union international who left professional sport to join Moral Re-Armament'.

Tuesday, 25 January, 2011

The Liverpool Echo today carries the following short report on the passing of Dr Elizabeth Bradburn:

Saturday, 22 January, 2011

The Daily Telegraph, the UK's largest selling quality daily paper, today carries an obituary of Brian Boobbyer, across six columns. 'One of his generation's finest all-round sportsmen who gave it all up at 24 to work for Moral Re-Armament' reads the headline.

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