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What a former rebel fighter can teach us about humanity

What a former rebel fighter can teach us about humanity

by Jakob Silas Lund When I first met Samba, he struck me most of all as a person almost obsessively engaged in the local reconciliation process in the wake of the Sierra Leonean civil war. He was the most eager of all the participants at the first consultation among former...

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Philip Hellmich – On God and Conflict

Philip Hellmich – On God and Conflict

Tell me how you got started. Really, I got started by being the fifth of ten children. Being in the middle meant that I was always seeking harmony in the family. In terms of peacebuilding, from 1985 to 1989, I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone and that was big...

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Play31 – The Unifying Power of Football

Play31 – The Unifying Power of Football

Imagine this: one village hosting a visiting team. The visiting team arrives early in the morning and after a few activities for the villagers to get to know each other, there are 3 football (soccer) matches--the junior game, the women’s game and the men’s match. After all...

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