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Asia! MagazineAsia! magazine features nice story with beautiful photo layout (PDF - 573K)
India Today MagazineFWB is featured in India Today magazine!
The Friday TimesFriends Without Borders receives a full 3 page spread in Pakistan's esteemed The Friday Times!
NickelodeonThe World's Largest Love Letter is covered by Nickelodeon internationally
CNN-IBN CNN-IBN covers The Golden Bridge of Friendship. Video.
Prime Minister SinghThe Prime Minister of India issues a press release thanking us.
Rediff.comFWB is the feature article on!
Outlook MagazineFWB featured in Outlook magazine.
The Daily TimesThe Daily Times in Pakistan covers our event in Lahore.
Yahoo! NewsFWB Is featured on Yahoo!
The DawnThe Dawn sums it up.
The HinduNice article from The Hindu.
DNADNA covers our Mumbai event.
Housecalls magazineNice article in Housecalls magazine.
The Times of IndiaThe Times of India covers our bicycle tour in Chandigarh.
H.B. KapadiaThis photo from H.B. Kapadia School was the inspiration for The World's Largest Love Letter.
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When pen pals become prime ministers

Daily Times - 28 March 2006
Karachi, Pakistan

Friends Without Borders (FWB), a forum to ease tensions and resolve conflicts across the world, is working to defuse disputes between Pakistan and India by increasing friendship between the children of Pakistan with the children of India through letter writing. It has opened an office in Lahore.

“We have visited hundreds of schools of both countries to contact the children and ask them to write friendship letters to each other. This friendship could defuse the conflict between the two,” said John Silliphant, FWB founding member, at a press conference at the World Social Forum media center on Monday, the fourth day of the mega event. Silliphant said that the FWB had evolved an idea, which could bring change in the region especially in India and Pakistan. “The FWB has been working since August 2005 in collaboration with local community-based organizations (CBOs) and NGOs,” he said.

“We go to every school to contact the kids and show them other kids pictures, which creates friendships with each other,” said Jocelyn Vaughan, FWB founding member from the US. She said it was a new and innovative idea, which the FWB was going to implement in India and Pakistan.

  hearts It may be long before the law of love will be recognised in international affairs. The machineries of government stand between and hide the hearts of one people from those of another. -- M.K. Gandhi