Nonviolence

Successful start of the Latin American March

The Latin American March for Nonviolence, Multiethnic and Pluricultural, began on 15 September 2021 with a successful start and a profusion of activities. Activists from a multitude of Latin American countries have done their bit to bring about the inauguration…

Honduran people have an impressive capacity for resistance and hope

In the context of the bicentenary, Honduran writer Julio Escoto argues that the Honduran people have an impressive capacity for resistance, and resistance itself implies hope. “One can enter a stage of illusion with two approaches: the concrete illusion, one…

Indian Farmers’ Protest: Karnal Day-Night Dharma

AIKMS GS, Dr. Ashish Mital, KKU Press Secretary Jatinder Chinna and several AIKMS members participated in the Karnal protest, September 8, 2021 at the Mini Secretariat and extended support to farmers. Karnal farmers, led by SKM are sitting on a…

Church and Peace grapples with the topic of Images of God and Nonviolence

From 3 to 5 September 2021, the annual general meeting and international conference of Church and Peace dealt with the topic of Images of God and (Non)Violence. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference took place online with more than…

The Historic Indian Farmers’ Protest: An Inside Story, Part 2

With the massive numbers of people engaged in a non-violent protest against the Three Farm Laws by the Modi Government, Dr. Ashish Mittal, a key prime mover in the Kisan Movement explains further. He touched on the unions involved, the…

Indian Farmers’ Protest: Historic Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat at the GIC ground

Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Release 283rd day, 5th September 2021 Muzaffarnagar, India, September 5, 2021. Historic Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat (village council) held at GIC ground in Muzaffarnagar — The entire Muzaffarnagar city turned into a rally ground — A sea…

The Police Killing of Elijah McClain and His Mother’s Pursuit of Justice

“I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe please. I can’t breathe, please.” These words were recorded by the body cameras of Aurora, Colorado police as they assaulted a slight, 23-year-old African American man who was on the short walk home from…

Historic Indian Farmers Protest: An Inside Story, Part 1

More than 9 months ago, farmers’ unions joined forces to protest the three farm laws approved by the Modi Government and being imposed onto the state governments for implementation. Braving water cannons, batons, teargas, blockages, etc., the protestors reached Delhi…

World Organization for Peace appoints Chilean actress Paulina Hunt as Ambassador for Peace

We interviewed the renowned Chilean actress and playwright Paulina Hunt on the occasion of her recent appointment as Ambassador for Peace by the World Organization for Peace, given that her trajectory has contributed notably to the advancement of non-violence and…

Paine Park of Study and Reflection opens registration for School for Personal and Social Transformation work

The Paine Park of Study and Reflection, located 50km from Santiago de Chile, has been under construction since 2010, with the efforts of many humanists. Among them are the late Huga Tormen and María Cristina Soto, for each of whom…

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