Nonviolence

27.03.2015 Pressenza London

Wave of Occupations in London Swells!

Wave of Occupations in London Swells!

By Occupy London Occupy Goldsmiths has now been set up. The new wave of occupations in London was swelled yesterday as students at King’s College London went into occupation to protest the ongoing neoliberalisation of higher education. They join the London School of Economics and University of the Arts … »

24.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Girl Soldiers Freed

Girl Soldiers Freed

Human Wrongs Watch Up to 250 child soldiers including four girls, one as young as nine, were released in South Sudan from an armed group, the Cobra Faction. Another 400 are being released in the coming days, according to UNICEF. New release will bring number of freed children to … »

18.03.2015 Silvia Swinden

Israel Elections: Fear, the great enemy of compassion

Israel Elections: Fear, the great enemy of compassion

So Netanyahu wins again, against all hope (yes, it is worse when there was hope). Israel is likely to suffer political and diplomatic costs given the international pressure to resolve the Palestinian situation, stop settlements and comply with UN resolutions. The late upsurge of support for him seems to have … »

15.03.2015 Amy Goodman

In Selma, Memories of Bloody Sunday Spur Action Today

In Selma, Memories of Bloody Sunday Spur Action Today

By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan Fifty years have passed since Bloody Sunday, that seminal event in United States civil-rights history when African Americans and their allies attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, demanding the right to vote. As soon as they crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in … »

12.03.2015 Robert Burrowes

Violence against women: why we keep getting it wrong

Violence against women: why we keep getting it wrong

With the passing of another International Women’s Day, during which much attention around the world has again been focused on tackling violence against women, I would like to explain why none of the initiatives currently being proposed will achieve anything unless we acknowledge, and act on, the cause of this … »

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