Radio SRF 2 Culture reports about Peace Village Gurku

Children in the interfaith refugee village of Gurku. Photo and editing: Yakubu Joseph/Mission 21

On November 11, 2018, it was one hundred years since the First World War came to an end. The commemoration day gives reason to look at today's time, which is unfortunately still characterized by wars. Peace work is urgently needed to make peace and justice possible in the world.

Radio SRF 2 Kultur reported on peace work in Nigeria on November 11. The terror of the Islamist militia Boko Haram claimed thousands of lives and drove 2.6 million people to flee. Mission 21 supports the Gurku Peace Village in northern Nigeria. The program Blickpunkt Religion presented the peace village, where 1,200 Christians and Muslims live together today. In particular, Yakubu Joseph from Nigeria had his say. The sociologist works as coordinator for Mission 21 on site and speaks in the broadcast about challenges and encouraging experiences from Gurku.

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