Report on Olympic Truce activities

salaam bird croppedEarlier this month, the Foreign Office’s Olympic Truce Stakeholders’ Group met at King Charles Street.

This brief report on activities in 2012 was presented.

You may recognise some faces.

If you have pictures of activities which you would like uploaded onto the London Peace Network site, please send them in, accompanied by captions.

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The meaning of Pakistan | BBC Radio 4 | the samosa

Anwar Akhbar, Director of the samosa, gave a talk on BBC Radio Four on Pakistan.

anwar on radio 4

It links both to the Minority-Majority project and, in looking at the past in order to plan for the future, to the Building on History initiative by the Open University.

Your comments are welcome.  We are pleased that Anwar has agreed to speak at the London event.

21 September | Tooting Islamic Centre and St Augustine’s Church

Sheikh Suliman Gani of Tooting Islamic Centre invited Revd Dr Andrew Davey of St Augustine’s Church to mark the International Day of Peace at Friday Prayers, Salaatul-Jumu’a, on 21 September.

Over three thousand marked the International Day of Peace at Tooting Islamic Centre, London.

They exchanged greetings of peace.  Imam Gani’s khutbah, or sermon, and Dr Davey’s five-minute talk were both on the subject of peace,  of the importance of Muslims, Christians and others living together in harmony and of following their respective faith convictions and beliefs.

Over three thousand people attended.