Nonviolence

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina deserves Nobel Peace Prize

Mahatma Gandhi, a symbol of non-violence in the 20th century was nominated several times for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. But unfortunately, Nobel Committee was reluctant in giving this prize to Gandhi. Due to this, questions have been raised stating…

South Africa Is Burning: The Legacy of Mandela Is Dead for a Nation of Thieves

“Like Gandhi in India, Mandela Has Become a Mere Myth in South Africa” It is indeed ironic that South Africa is “celebrating” Mandela Day[2], on 18th July, marking the birthday of the great international icon, amid serious civil unrest, resulting in the…

Pressenza Renews Itself: a New Design for Better Communication

From Friday to Saturday we will be launching the new Pressenza website. Journalism for peace and non-violence is renewing its website with a new design, reordering the sections and giving more prominence to opinion, interviews and analysis, as well as…

Face 2 Face with Mel Lehman

On this show we speak with Mel Lehman founded and director of Common Humanity. Common Humanity is a non-profit organization based in New York City which seeks to build understanding, respect and friendship with the Middle East and Muslim world.…

Face 2 Face with Martha Hennessy

On this show we speak over the phone with Martha Hennessy granddaughter of Dorothy Day and Activist again nuclear weapons. Martha is out of prison on a very restricted confinement in a “halfway house” without internet connect and perhaps for another month…

50 years ago, the Pentagon Papers’ success hinged on a personal conversion to nonviolence

Daniel Ellsberg’s release of the Pentagon Papers 50 years ago this week represents one of the most dramatic — if not the most dramatic — nonviolent actions of the movement that helped end the Vietnam War. It was also one…

Peaceful Protest to End the War in Gaza

Dear friends and habibis, I want to share an experience with you all. An experience that has made a huge impression on me. An experience that will stay with me forever. By Amer Filali Friday 21st May I was in…

Special Face 2 Face with Rosa Lager and Amer Filali

On this show we are speaking with Rosa and Amer from Combatants for Peace, a volunteer organization of ex-combatant Israelis and Palestinians, men and women, who have laid down their weapons and rejected all means of violence. They are working together to end…

Jerusalem

Tonight in Jerusalem, hundreds of Jews and Arabs rose together against violence and occupation, in favor of an immediate ceasefire. Such is hope in such dark days. This photo report takes images that have been shared without the author’s credits…

Light Beamvertising Performance: Korean Peace Appeal

NON-VIOLENT CULTURE         The last month of April marked the third year of the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification on the Korean Peninsula which was signed in April 2018 by the two country leaders. To…

1 2 3 78