The Ashram at Sabarmati, founded by Mahatma Gandhi on his return from South Africa, was the primary planning hub for the Indian Independence Movement. Originally created in 1915, Gandhi moved it in 1917 to the banks of the Sabarmati from …
“In this part of Asia, our fragile democracies are plagued by waves of violence, instability, and deep-rooted religious and ethnic tensions. We have been able to engage hundreds of thousands of people in promoting peace, tolerance, human rights and democracy.” - Coalition Member, Asia
The mission of the Asian Sites of Conscience Network is to confront growing religious extremism in the region by engaging young people of all faiths in exploring their countries’ histories of repression, ethnic conflict, and violence to find new paths toward tolerance and peace.
The Asian Sites of Conscience Network is coordinated by the Liberation War Museum in Bangladesh.Back