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:
Geoffrey Lean, Britain's leading environmental journalist, reports on the issue of desertification and top soil erosion from the Caux Forum for Human Security in an article headlined 'Just 10 inches from oblivion', 15 July.
The historic opening and celebration of the permanent photo exhibition of Walking Buffalo's 1959-60 World Journey took place at the Buffalo Nations Museum in Banff on Friday, 24 June, 2011. MC of the event was Roy Louis, a Cree from Hobbema and Chair of 'Buffalo Nations'. Close to 50 people came from throughout Alberta and British Columbia to participate in a pipe ceremony, to view photographs of the journey and to listen to stories from some of those who took part in the journey.
Last September Christoph Spreng participated in an international symposium of the Open University of Catalonia's Campus for Peace and was subsequently asked to submit an article for their Pioneer series of the Journal of Conflictology about the life of Leif Hovelsen Hovelsen was a courageous member of the resistance movement against the Nazi occupation of Norway which resulted in his imprisonment, solitary confinement, torture and the threat of a death sentence. The article was published in May 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'.
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.
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.