Media Coverage
Media Coverage
Saturday, 14 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.

Sunday, 24 April, 2011
JS Parthibhan

A five-column feature article on the film Banking on Change, about south Indian banker J S Parthibhan, appeared in The Free Press Journal of India, published in several cities across India. As well as outlining Parthibhan's story from the film, Shoma A Chatterji interviewed the film's British maker, Andrew Hinton, founder of Pilgrim Films.

Monday, 04 April, 2011
Rajmohan Gandhi

Jeremy Burton reports in the Citizens Voice, dated 1 April 2011, the public lecture given at the University of Scranton by Professor Rajmohan Gandhi, biographer and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. In his lecture, given on March 31, 2011, Professor Gandhi urged peace advocates to seek the specific political, economic and psychological reasons that undergird the world's conflicts, rather than make generalizations.

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, 15 February, 2011
An African answer in Burnt Forest

On 7 February The Daily Nation, a widely read Kenyan newspaper, reported on the upcoming screening of An African Answer in the Burnt Forest area of Kenya. The article also reported that in January President Kibaki was in Eldoret Town on the invitation of Rift Valley leaders for a reconciliation rally. He praised the leaders for resolving to work together to promote peace and reconciliation in the region.

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.

Thursday, 20 January, 2011

An obituary of the Aberdeen local government politician George Whyte, for many years associated with MRA, is published today in The Scotsman, Edinburgh. It is the paper's lead obituary.
Written by Finlay Moir, the obituary says that Whyte, who died on 31 December aged 81, was the Labour Party agent for Donald Dewar when he was first elected to the Westminster parliament for the Aberdeen South constituency. Dewar went on to become the First Minister of Scotland in Scotland's new devolved government.