Nonviolence

13.01.2013

Palestinian Village of Bab Al-Shams Violently Evicted

Palestinian Village of Bab Al-Shams Violently Evicted

Although established on privately owned Palestinian lands, Israel forcefully expelled residents of the village in a pre-dawn raid this morning. Six required medical attention Sunday 13th January, shortly before 3 am, hundreds of Israeli cops and soldiers staged a raid on the newly founded Palestinian village of Bab Al-shams (Gate… »

12.01.2013

Palestinian, International Activists Storm E1 Zone, New Palestinian Village to be Built

Palestinian, International Activists Storm E1 Zone, New Palestinian Village to be Built

On Friday 11th January, dozens of Palestinian activists from the Palestinian Popular Resistance stormed Area E1, which connects Jerusalem with Ma’ali Adumim settlement, and started to erect tents in preparation to start building a new Palestinian village under the name Bab As-Shams (Gate of the Sun). Around 200 Palestinian and… »

10.01.2013

30 cities around the world to take part in the 1st international active nonviolence film festival

30 cities around the world to take part in the 1st international active nonviolence film festival

Some thirty cities in the continents of America, Africa, Europe and Oceania will celebrate the 1st International Film Festival of Active Nonviolence (FICNOVA in its Spanish acronym).  FICNOVA, promoted by the humanist organisation World without Wars and Violence is aiming to create a space of coming together, of free creation… »

04.01.2013

Humanist Party condemns Hyderabad MLA’s hate speech

Humanist Party condemns Hyderabad MLA’s hate speech

The Humanist Party of India is taking a serious view of Hyderabad Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Akbaruddin Owaisi’s hate speech, stating that such hatred is being spread for vote-bank politics, and condemned such violent discourse. It demanded the Government of India take action on these matters urgently, under… »

30.12.2012

Women’s liberation cannot be achieved without men’s liberation

Women’s liberation cannot be achieved without men’s liberation

The victim of a gang rape in a bus in India has died after several operations, a heart attack, brain damage and organ failure. Another rape victim, also in India, committed suicide, blaming not only her attackers but also the police. Outraged demonstrators are demanding changes to prevent not only… »

27.12.2012

The FBI vs. Occupy: Secret Docs Reveal “Counterterrorism” Monitoring of OWS from Its Earliest Days

The FBI vs. Occupy: Secret Docs Reveal “Counterterrorism” Monitoring of OWS from Its Earliest Days

Once-secret documents reveal the FBI monitored Occupy Wall Street from its earliest days and treated the nonviolent movement as a potential terrorist threat. Internal government records show Occupy was treated as a potential threat when organizing first began in August of 2011. Counterterrorism agents were used to track Occupy activities,… »

20.12.2012

Third West African Humanist Forum: 20th to 22nd December

Third West African Humanist Forum: 20th to 22nd December

Between the 20th and 22nd of December 2012 the Third Humanist Forum of West Africa is taking place in Lomé, Togo. This forum has the aim to contribute to the creation of a new generation of Africans with solidarity who respect and apply Human Rights to install a participative democracy… »

08.12.2012

Over 40 UK Uncut actions across UK successfully target Starbucks over tax avoidance and impact of government cuts on women

Over 40 UK Uncut actions across UK successfully target Starbucks over tax avoidance and impact of government cuts on women

– UK Uncut successfully targets Starbucks over tax avoidance and impact of government cuts on women – Over 40 protests across the UK take place at Starbucks shops today, in UK Uncut’s biggest day of action – Protesters stage sit-ins and transform Starbucks into refuges, crèches and homeless… »

02.12.2012

Protest, repression and nonviolence in Greece

Protest, repression and nonviolence in Greece

Since protests began in Spain, Athenians started to demonstrate in Syntagma Square (25th of May 2011), together with demonstrations in more than 30 cities across the country. We spent more than a month with a consistently large crowd gathered daily at the bottom of the square, where open assemblies practicing direct democracy were organized. The open meetings continued for about two months. On the 29th of June there was a debate… »

29.11.2012

Neil Young’s Book of Changes

Neil Young’s Book of Changes

by Ken Butigan I raise my hand in peace I never bow to the laws of the thought police I take a holy vow To never kill again
 To never kill again. –Neil Young, “Living with War” How can we… »

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