Jo Berry
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I have founded a Charity, Building Bridges for Peace. To advance the education of the public of the roots of war and violence and to build a more peaceful society by demonstrating how dialogue and mediation can resolve and transform conflict. I now work with Pat Magee was was a combatant, member of the IRA, and planted the bomb which killed my Dad. We now work work together to demonstrate the power of dialogue and reconciliation. for peace.
We share how we have become friends and how we see the humanity of each other. The journey has been challenging but is always transforming. During the last year we have spoken in Rwanda, Israel and Palestine and in Northern Ireland.
I have learnt that when we listen to the ';others' story there is the knowing I may have made the same choices and in that moment there is just pure understanding.
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peace builder and consultant in conflict resolution
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My Response to the killing of Osama bin Laden

Posted on May 2, 2011 at 8:55am 2 Comments

As someone who lost my Father to terrorism, I understand the response to hold one person responsible and to be jubilant when that person is killed. But I knew I would lose some of my humanity if I followed this route. I have found that healing and transformation happens when I understand the roots of the problem and address that non violently. otherwise the cycle of violence and revenge continues.


I have always seen I have a choice…


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At 5:31pm on July 12, 2011, Pastor Samuel Muderhwa M said…
Thanks for the Good works Dear Jo

I would like to be your friend in peace and collaboration, pass through our website has some details about what we are doing.

At 9:26am on February 20, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Jo,

We are friend in this network, Is it possible to work together on common cause.


At 10:06am on November 24, 2010, Mohamed Ali Baba said…
At 9:47am on October 20, 2010, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…
Hi Jo Berry, nice ideas you have on peace-making, May God give you true guidance to serve for peace, love and we all combats to poverty, injustice, haterd & war
together. please visit NGO web; and send your common interest
points to collabote together in near future.
At 2:36pm on June 28, 2010, Robert WoW De Souza said…

It was so inspiring to meet you and Archbishop Desmond Tutu to learn how the Forgiveness Project can make a bigger difference to heal millions of lives. My friend Dave will be in touch with you. Let us bring as many groups together to join forces. Here is one I was invited to join today to find way to mediate etc.
At 2:40pm on June 7, 2010, Souleymane DIABY said…
happy to join u but i ll realy appreciat if you all help me to get a form for peace and conflict courses?
best regards
At 12:40pm on March 25, 2010, Robert WoW De Souza said…
That would be great to meet up at St. James. We have so much to do to unleash mediation as our current systems are so flawed making Greedy Fat Cats richer.
Look forward to our meeting on Monday. Namaste.
At 10:59pm on March 21, 2010, Robert WoW De Souza said…
At 10:44pm on March 21, 2010, Robert WoW De Souza said…

WoW so inspiring to see the work you do to heal so many lives with the Big F word.

Thanks for sharing your many gifts here to make our world a better place. Also, it would be great to re-connect with Archbishop Tutu as he is an awesome peace lover. Please add me as a friend. Namaste.
At 5:16am on February 22, 2010, Waheed Ahmad said…
Dear Colleague,
Hope you are fine and enjoying Good health.

I would like to inform you that, I received My Appointment Letter as a Legal Aid Commissioner from International Criminal Court.(ICC) The Hague.

Please keep me in your prays and guide me.

With best regards

Waheed Ahmad
Advocate High Court
Secretary Human Rights Committee Lahore High Court Bar Association.
Cell# +92-300-4254329 and 0092-333-4639652
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