Peace is not about people barely surviving in society with certain groups dominating over others. Peace means everyone living in relative harmony, with each group – ethnic, national, socio-economic, religious, cultural, or political – enjoying a life in dignity.
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Iranian/UK filmmaker Tina Gharavi is a director (the Bafta-nominated I Am Nasrine) and also founder of Bridge + Tunnels Productions - a media company in Newcastle that is both a production company and a community charity (education and activism). She also lectures at Newcastle University.