Barry and Margaret Mizen

"For me forgiveness is about not wanting revenge and not being angry." Read more

Anne Marie Hagan

"Forgiveness is not permission." Read more

Liz Brereton

"Although Spencer did something wrong, we are not angry. Anger can get you stuck in the grief process." Read more

Anne Gallagher

"To heal the wounds of Northern Ireland I believe you have to see humanity in the face of the enemy." Read more

Pardeep Kaleka

"Some Sikhs became more closed but I chose to be more open. I decided to respond to this tragedy with compassion." Read more

Deborah Hollywood

In August 2009, Deborah Hollywood answered the door of her Belfast home to a 16-year-old boy called Jordan. He was drunk and threatening to hurt Deborah’s teenage daughter. He refused to leave, broke the wing-mirror off the family car, and was eventually arrested. Read more

Linda Biehl and Easy Nofemela

"The most important vehicle of reconciliation is open and honest dialogue." Read more

Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu was the chairman of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). The TRC was created by Nelson Mandela’s Government of National Unity in 1995 to help South Africans come to terms with their extremely troubled past. Read more

Michael Lapsley

After Father Michael Lapsley was exiled by the South African Government in 1976, he joined the African National Congress (ANC) and became one of their chaplains. Whilst living in Zimbabwe he discovered he was on the South African Government hit list. In April 1990 he received a letter bomb in the post. Read more

Eva Kor

At the age of ten, twins Eva and Miriam Mozes, were taken to Auschwitz where Dr Josef Mengele used them for medical experiments. Both survived, but Miriam died in 1993 when she developed cancer of the bladder as a consequence of the experiments done to her as a child. Read more